Bail granted for accused in Fort Good Hope murder case

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Colten McNeely, a Fort Good Hope man charged with second-degree murder, has been granted bail. The 25-year-old will be released on strict conditions under the watch of a surety following a decision from NWT Supreme Court Justice Louise Charbonneau Monday. McNeely is charged in the September 2017 death of 28-year-old Lloyd Edgi in Fort Good...
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