A man accused of killing a Samson Cree Nation woman will go to trial in 2018.
Joshua Crier, 20, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Kirsten Cutknife, 20, of Samson Cree Nation on Nov. 28, 2015.
Police launched an investigation after her body was found in a residence on the morning of Nov. 28 on the Samson Cree townsite at Maskwacis. Crier was arrested later that day.
Crier was also charged with assault with a weapon involving another women. She did not receive life-threatening injuries.
A three-week trial has been set for Crier in Westakawin provincial court running March 5-23, 2018.