Murder Suspect Turns Himself In To Authorities

Wednesday, June 07, 2006 at 15:56



A murder suspect who had a Canada-wide warrant issued for his arrest, has turned himself into police in North Battleford.


23 year old Michael Matechuk of Lloydminster was wanted on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Trevor Pelchat in North Battleford.


RCMP say at about 10:30 last night, Matechuk entered the North Battleford RCMP detachment to surrender himself to authorities.


He is making his first court appearance in North Battleford Provincial Court today.


Pelchat was found murdered on March 25th. Five other men have been charged with break and enter in relation to the incident and four of them are also facing weapons charges.