A Thunderchild First Nation man will stand trial in Battleford Court of Queen’s Bench in 2022 for a 2018 murder.
Ivor Antoine Wapass, 46, was arrested in November 2019 and charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Roger Standingwater.
Turtleford RCMP found Standingwater in medical distress at a home on the Thunderchild First Nation on Sept. 15, 2018. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS.
Wappass elected to be tried by judge and jury. He had a pre-trial conference scheduled on Aug. 7 to set a trial date. His trial is set in Battlefords Court of Queen’s Bench from Jan. 4 to Jan. 21, 2022.
Thunderchild First Nation is about 113 kilometres northwest of North Battleford.