When Bret McCann last saw his parents nearly six years ago, they had their motorhome packed and parked in the driveway and seemed excited to be leaving the next day on a camping trip to British Columbia.
Trudy Holder, the daughter of Lyle and Marie McCann, told an Edmonton murder trial Thursday that her parents always kept their commitments which is why she "started freaking out" when they failed to pick her up at the airport.
A trial begins today for an Alberta man charged with the murder of two seniors who disappeared nearly six years ago. Travis Vader, a long-time suspect in the case, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.
A judge has ruled that charges against an accused in the mysterious deaths of two Alberta seniors will stand even though the RCMP made serious mistakes and prosecutors didn't get the suspect to trial quickly.
Court documents show forensic evidence, cellphone records, an undercover sting and a bullet hole in a hat are part of the Crown's long-running attempt to tie a suspect to the mysterious disappearance of two Alberta seniors.
A trial date has been set for a man accused of killing two Alberta seniors whose bodies have never been found. But Travis Vader's lawyer has warned the court that he still intends to fight the Crown's decision to reactivate charges against his client.