Preliminary hearing dates for Tucker in second-degree murder case

Dates are now set for the preliminary hearing for the individual charged with second-degree murder following an incident near Cochin May 31.

Joshua Tucker appeared in court by closed-circuit TV on Wednesday morning. His preliminary hearing dates were set for Jan. 15, 16 and 17, all in provincial court in North Battleford. 

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Still to be determined is a date for a pretrial conference. That issue is to be spoken to in provincial court on Sept. 26. 

Tucker faces one charge of second-degree murder as well as charges of disobeying an order of the court and breach of probation. He is remanded until his preliminary hearing, subject to any application for his release, which would be made to Court of Queen’s Bench.

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