murder

Murderer was delusional: psychiatrist

Murderer was delusional: psychiatrist

Trial hears Jordan Koizumi had schizophrenia for years before killing woman in October 2016

Murderer was delusional: psychiatrist
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Man accused of 2006 Eckville murder still has no trial date

Red Deer court heard that judges’ schedules not yet available

  • Jun 4, 2018
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Murder trial delayed over evidence issues

Murder trial delayed over evidence issues

Three-week jury trial was to begin Tuesday for man accused of 2006 murder of Eckville man

  • May 7, 2018
Murder trial delayed over evidence issues
Tammy Spady and her father Cliff Jordahl were close family friends of the Klauses.

Castor residents still reeling from triple homicide in their community

Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank were convicted of killing Klaus’ parents and sister in December 2013

Tammy Spady and her father Cliff Jordahl were close family friends of the Klauses.
Crown appeals triple-murderers’ sentences

Crown appeals triple-murderers’ sentences

Crown Wants no parole eligibility for 75 years for Joshua Frank and Jason Klaus

Crown appeals triple-murderers’ sentences
Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss — Mr. Big — about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)

Castor murderer says Mr. Big evidence should not have been allowed

Jason Klaus also argues in his notice of appeal his right to a speedy trial was violated

Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss — Mr. Big — about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)
Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)

Castor man convicted of killing his family appeals

Jason Klaus is appealing his conviction last month on three counts of first-degree murder

Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)
Contributed photo                                Sandra and Gordon Klaus.

Relatives of murdered family critical of killers’ sentences

Open letter to sentencing judge criticizes ruling allowing killers to apply for parole in 25 years

Contributed photo                                Sandra and Gordon Klaus.
Monica Klaus. Facebook photo

Klaus family critical of judge’s sentencing

Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank were convicted of triple homicide near Castor

Monica Klaus. Facebook photo
Photo contributed by RCMP                                Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank were sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 25 years.

Judge: Parole for triple-murderers based on many factors

Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank could have faced life in prison with no parole for 75 years for the Castor-area murders

Photo contributed by RCMP                                Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank were sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 25 years.
Jason Klaus (foreground), Joshua Frank (background) were given life sentences in a Red Deer court room today. (Photo from RCMP)

Castor triple-murderers sentenced to life with no parole for 25 years

Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank convicted of three counts of first-degree murder

Jason Klaus (foreground), Joshua Frank (background) were given life sentences in a Red Deer court room today. (Photo from RCMP)
Kevin Edward Brown                                Photo from RCMP

Reward offered for leads on suspect in Eckville murder

Suspect wanted in connection with death of Bradley Webber in Eckville in 2006

Kevin Edward Brown                                Photo from RCMP
Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)

Castor murderer denies he’s a killer

Jason Klaus tells courtroom he loved his family who were murdered in December 2013

Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)
Contributed photo by RCMP                                Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus.

Multiple stories and bizarre tales of spirits part of Castor murder trial

“But for the shooting of the family dog, Keela, the deaths of…

Contributed photo by RCMP                                Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus.
Sandra and Gordon Klaus. Facebook photo

Klaus family members devastated by murders

Relatives still feel the pain of deaths of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus in 2013

Sandra and Gordon Klaus. Facebook photo
Contributed photo by the RCMP                                Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus.

Triple-murder trial ends

Judge will provide his verdict on two men accused of first-degree murder on Jan. 10.

Contributed photo by the RCMP                                Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus.
Trial draws to a close

Trial draws to a close

A six-week triple-murder trial full of twists is drawing to a close.…

Trial draws to a close
Joshua Frank (left) and Jason Klaus in a pickup truck after Frank spoke with an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)

Accused murderer insists he had nothing to do with crimes

Joshua Frank said past stories to police were lies but his testimony is the truth

Joshua Frank (left) and Jason Klaus in a pickup truck after Frank spoke with an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)
Contributed photo by THE RCMP                                Joshua Frank confessed to the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus during a conversation with an undercover RCMP officer who was posing as an organized crime boss.

Joshua Frank takes stand in murder trial

Joshua Frank testifies he had no idea Klaus family would be murdered

Contributed photo by THE RCMP                                Joshua Frank confessed to the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus during a conversation with an undercover RCMP officer who was posing as an organized crime boss.
Accused murderer said his confession to police a “very big mistake”

Accused murderer said his confession to police a “very big mistake”

Jason Klaus said he was “overwhelmed” after hours of police interviewing when he made confession

Accused murderer said his confession to police a “very big mistake”