Trial Date Set for Man Accused of Dragging Woman

Thursday, June 05, 2003 at 15:45




A pre-trial hearing for the accused in a case the FSIN wanted prosecuted as a hate crime was held in Prince Albert this morning.


43-year-old Meath Park resident Anthony Barr stands charged with manslaughter in the death of Cynthia Louise Sanderson.


The 25-year-old Aboriginal woman came into contact with a vehicle and was dragged to her death on a Prince Albert street last August.


Witnesses allegedly heard the driver of the vehicle utter racially-charged insults shortly before Sanderson’s death.


Judge Allison Rathery announced this morning the trial will proceed on December 1st. A jury will be selected on October 6th.