Manslaughter Trial

Vernon law courts. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Vernon manslaughter case delayed

Shaun Ross Wiebe still doesn’t have a trial date following the death of Heather Barker in 2018

 

Historic Vernon Courthouse. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Accused in Vernon manslaughter case to fix date for trial

Shaun Ross Wiebe will appear in BC Supreme Court Nov. 21 for former Langley woman’s death

 

Defence for Rod Flavell have filed to dismiss his manslaughter charge. His wife Tina Seminara died in April 2020. (File photo)

Manslaughter trial against Osoyoos man to proceed; judge rejects defence’s appeal to dismiss

The application to dismiss the charges against Roderick Flavell was rejected by the Justice

 

Defence for Rod Flavell has filed to dismiss his manslaughter charge. His wife Tina Seminara died in April 2020. (File photo)

Defence files to dismiss Osoyoos man’s manslaughter charge

Rod Flavell is charged in the death of his wife in April 2020

Defence for Rod Flavell has filed to dismiss his manslaughter charge. His wife Tina Seminara died in April 2020. (File photo)
The 3-week manslaughter trial of Roderick Flavell charged in the death of his wife Tina Seminara got underway on Monday. The court learned Flavell called 911 to say he and Tina had got into a fight and she needed medical attention. (File photo)

Trial underway for Osoyoos man charged in manslaughter death of wife

Court learns Roderick Flavell went to Osoyoos detachment with blood on his shirt and cuts on wrists

The 3-week manslaughter trial of Roderick Flavell charged in the death of his wife Tina Seminara got underway on Monday. The court learned Flavell called 911 to say he and Tina had got into a fight and she needed medical attention. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey killer hunted for stranger to rob to get money for meth

His victim, an innocent stranger, was shot in the head while being pistol-whipped for six minutes

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Photo of Ma Cecilia Loreto, 47, who was killed on March 17, 2021. (IHIT handout)

B.C. man sentenced to 8.5 years after pleading guilty in slaying of New Westminster woman

Carlo Tobias was sentenced to 10 years with credit for 1.5 years time served

Photo of Ma Cecilia Loreto, 47, who was killed on March 17, 2021. (IHIT handout)
Vaten and his family having a smoke break on a break from court (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Vaten and his family having a smoke break on a break from court (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Heather Barker, 37, died in hospital after she was found unresponsive in a Vernon home in March 2018. (File photo)

Preliminary inquiry set for former Vernon pharmacist charged with manslaughter

Shaun Ross Wiebe is charged in relation to the death of Heather Barker in 2018

Heather Barker, 37, died in hospital after she was found unresponsive in a Vernon home in March 2018. (File photo)
Jason Francis Wallace has been granted supervised release after serving two thirds of his sentence for manslaughter. In 2016 he shot and killed a Hells Angel member in Langley. (Black Press Media files)

Man who shot Hells Angel in Langley granted supervised release

Jason Francis Wallace has a long and violent criminal history in Langley

Jason Francis Wallace has been granted supervised release after serving two thirds of his sentence for manslaughter. In 2016 he shot and killed a Hells Angel member in Langley. (Black Press Media files)
Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna man who pleaded guilty to assault in Canada Day killing back in custody

Prosecution Service won’t release details on why Nathan Truant has been taken back into custody

Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Surprise guilty plea derails Kelowna manslaughter trial

Noah Vaten broke down in court on Tuesday morning, returning in the afternoon with a guilty plea

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Noah Vaten (left) having a cigarette out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on a brief break during his manslaughter trial on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Accused killer’s hazy memory leads to vague answers during Kelowna manslaughter trial

Noah Vaten was on the stand for the third day in a row on Friday

Noah Vaten (left) having a cigarette out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on a brief break during his manslaughter trial on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Osoyoos’ Tina Seminara died in hospital following a beating in April 2020. Her husband Rod Flavell has been charged with manslaughter. (Contributed)

3 weeks set aside for Osoyoos husband’s manslaughter trial

Roderick Flavell’s wife Tina was found beaten in her Osoyoos home in 2020

Osoyoos’ Tina Seminara died in hospital following a beating in April 2020. Her husband Rod Flavell has been charged with manslaughter. (Contributed)
Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Despite no-show during manslaughter trial, accused Kelowna killer back out on bail

Nathan Truant failed to appear in court as the lengthy manslaughter trial continued on July 28

Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Accused killer a no-show during Kelowna Canada Day manslaughter trial

Nathan Truant remains in custody awaiting a bail hearing

Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file)

2 accused in 2018 Kelowna Canada Day killing back on trial

Noah Vaten and Nathan Truant are back in court after a four-month delay

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file)
Emily Steele holds up a collage of her son, 16-year-old Elijah-Iain Beauregard who was fatally stabbed in June 2019, outside of Kelowna Law Courts on June 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Teen who fatally stabbed Eli Beauregard in Kelowna avoids jail time

Woman to spend 24 months in rehabilitative program

Emily Steele holds up a collage of her son, 16-year-old Elijah-Iain Beauregard who was fatally stabbed in June 2019, outside of Kelowna Law Courts on June 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Esa Carriere, 23, was the victim of a 2018 Canada Day homicide. (File)

Kelowna Canada Day manslaughter trial delayed until July

The trial will now conclude more than three years after Esa Carriere’s death

Esa Carriere, 23, was the victim of a 2018 Canada Day homicide. (File)
A Vernon woman was sentenced 10 years after entering a guilty plea to a lesser charge of being a party to a manslaughter in connection with the death of a man inside a Vernon apartment in July 2017. (Morning Star - file photo)

10 years for Vernon woman’s role in ‘extremely brutal’ murder

Jaqueline Leavins was sentenced for manslaughter in relation to the murder of William Bartz in 2017

A Vernon woman was sentenced 10 years after entering a guilty plea to a lesser charge of being a party to a manslaughter in connection with the death of a man inside a Vernon apartment in July 2017. (Morning Star - file photo)