Suspect in Murder of Pelican Narrows Man in Court

Thursday, September 04, 2003 at 16:10




A Prince Albert resident accused of killing a man originally from Pelican Narrows is expected to enter a plea today in provincial court.


John Buesnel was charged with second degree murder after 44-year-old Vincent Leland Ballantyne died in hospital as a result of head injuries.


It is alleged the 48-year-old Buesnel struck Ballantyne with a baseball bat during an altercation the night of August 22nd.


Ballantyne was living in Prince Albert at the time of the incident.