Bail hearing for Jonson murder suspect set for Sept. 26

A bail hearing has been set for one of the suspects charged with the first degree murder of Mark Jonson in North Battleford in July.

The show cause hearing for David Keller has been scheduled for Sept. 26, at 1:30 p.m. in Queen’s Bench court Battleford.

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That was confirmed by Keller’s lawyer during his latest provincial court appearance Thursday morning before Judge Dan O’Hanlon. It is confirmed a bail verification report has been completed.

As for Keller’s next appearance in provincial court, that is scheduled for Oct. 3, a week after the Queen’s Bench bail hearing date.

Keller made his latest appearance by closed-circuit TV from Prince Albert.

He is one of two suspects charged in connection to the case. The co-accused, Nicolas Buck, also faces first-degree murder and other counts and is scheduled to return to provincial court Sept. 27.      

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