Preliminary hearing for Fort Good Hope man charged with murder underway

The first stage of a three-part preliminary hearing for a Fort Good Hope man charged with murder wrapped up in NWT territorial court this week. Colten McNeely, 25, is charged in the September 2017 death of Lloyd Edgi in the Sahtu community. Edgi, who was 28-years-old at the time of his death, left behind a...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at