RCMP Release Name of James Smith Stabbing Suspect

Tuesday, January 25, 2005 at 15:30



A 20-year-old man accused of stabbing another man to death on the James Smith reserve over the weekend has been identified.


Leland Moostoos appeared in Melfort Provincial Court this morning on a charge of second degree murder.


He’s accused of fatally stabbing 49-year-old Ralph Roderick Burns at a residence on the reserve early Saturday evening.


Moostoos will remain in custody until his next court appearance on February 8th.