A two-week jury trial is set for next October for a Red Deer man charged with second-degree murder.
Benjamin William Rabbit, 28, will go on trial Oct. 16-27, 2023 in connection with the death of a man in December 2021.
Red Deer RCMP responded to an alleged homicide at an apartment on 55th Street in the city on Dec. 29, 2021.
Upon arrival, police found a 66-year-old resident dead.
A suspect was immediately taken into custody and brought to the Red Deer RCMP detachment.
Following further investigation by the RCMP Major Crimes Unit, Rabbit was charged with second-degree murder. Rabbit and the deceased knew each other, said police.