Court Briefs


Murder suspect makes appearance

The woman who is accused of killing a St. Albert senior has pleaded not guilty. A date has been set for a preliminary inquiry.

Beryl Musila, 28, appeared in the St. Albert Provincial Court by CCTV on Monday and scheduled a preliminary hearing for March 1 and 2, 2018.

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 ninth appearance in court. She made her first appearance in a Sherwood Park court on Wednesday July 12.

“Passed out” teens make first appearance

Three teenagers who were found unconscious in a car at a gas station last week made their first appearance in court.

Lincoln Olafson, 18, and Braiden Fletcher, 18, appeared in the St. Albert Provincial Court by CCTV on Monday and had their matters put over to Nov. 6 to receive disclosure.

Warrents were issued for Brooke Katcheech, 18, of Edmonton and her next appearance was also scheduled for Nov. 6.

Olafson, of Hythe is facing weapons, drug and failing to comply with court order charges. Fletcher, of Beaverlodge is facing weapons, drug and driving charges. Katcheech is facing weapons, drug and Breach of Release document charges.

A fourth teenager was also found in the car but will not make an appearance until Nov. 7. The 14-year-old youth from Grande Prairie was charged with weapon and drug related offences. The identity of this young person will not be released in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

On Tuesday Oct. 3 just before 8:20 a.m. the RCMP received a report of four young people who were unconscious in a vehicle in front of the Mac’s convenience store at the corner of Sir Winston Churchill Avenue and Fairview Boulevard.

Drugs, alcohol and two firearms were seized from the vehicle and all four are facing weapons and drug charges.


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