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Murder suspect enters pleas

A woman accused of killing a St. Albert senior has pleaded not guilty and has set preliminary inquiry dates.

Beryl Musila, 28, appeared in the St. Albert provincial court by CCTV on Monday and scheduled a preliminary inquiry for March 1 and 2 in 2018. She elected to have her case heard by a Court of Queen’s Bench judge.

Musila has not spoken to bail yet.

Musila has been charged with first-degree murder and indignity to human remains in the death of 75-year-old Ron Worsfold.

Worsfold went missing on Friday, June 7 and investigators found his body on Sunday, June 9 in a rural area of Parkland County.

This was Musila’s eighth appearance in court. She made her first appearance in a Sherwood Park court on Wednesday July 12.

Man accused of bank robberies enters plea

A man accused of robbing a bank has pleaded not guilty and set trial dates.

Travis William Jefferson, 22, has elected to have his case heard by a provincial court judge. He is scheduled to go to trial on March 28 and 29 2018.

His bail has not been spoken to.

Jefferson has been charged with four counts of robbery including two in St. Albert.

St. Albert RCMP say the CIBC on St. Albert Trail was robbed Monday July 24 at 10 a.m. when a lone male demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

On Tuesday, July 25 at 4:10 p.m. a lone male entered the Scotiabank on Hebert Road and demanded money. He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Several hours later Jefferson was arrested.

Jefferson also faces two counts of robbery relating to incidents in Edmonton.

 

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