First-degree murder trial set for North Battleford man

A North Battleford man charged with first-degree murder will go to trial next year.

David Keller, 48, was arrested in July 2019 for the murder of Mark Douglas Jonson. Jonson was found deceased in a home on the 1500 block of 100 Street on July 5, 2019.

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RCMP Major Crime Unit North and North Battleford RCMP investigated. They arrested Keller, along with Nicholas Buck, 23. Buck is also charged with first-degree murder. Buck elected to be tried by judge and jury. His trial is scheduled at Battlefords Court of Queen’s Bench from Feb. 22 to March 5, 2021.

Keller also elected to be tried by judge and jury and his trial in Battlefords Court of Queen’s Bench is scheduled for Oct. 4 to Oct. 21, 2021.

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