Denecho King, lawyers, judge visit scene of deadly attack as trial continues

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A heavy police presence accompanied a hand-cuffed Denecho King to Sunridge Place apartments – the scene of a deadly 2014 attack he’s accused of carrying out – Friday morning. King, along with his lawyer Jay Bran, Crown prosecutors Alex Godfrey and Jill Andrews and Justice Andrew Mahar, attended the 51 Avenue apartment complex for a viewing – a judicial procedural...
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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 editorial@nnsl.com.