Innisfail man to stand trial in bombing death
An Innisfail financial advisor and former Edmonton police officer was ordered to stand trial for the bombing death of a young wheelchair-bound mother.
Brian Andrew Malley, 56, is charged with first degree murder, causing an explosion likely to cause harm and sending an explosive device.
Victoria Shachtay, 23, was killed on Nov. 25, 2011, while opening a package delivered to the door of her home.
A three-week preliminary hearing on the case finished up on Friday in Red Deer provincial court.
A preliminary inquiry is held to determine if there’s enough evidence to warrant an accused be tried in Court of Queen’s Bench.
Evidence from a preliminary hearing, including the names and roles of various witnesses, cannot be made public until it is introduced at trial.
Malley was released from custody on June 29, 2012.
The case goes to Red Deer Court of Queen’s Bench for arraignment on Nov. 4.