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Accused in historic murder has three-week trial set for next year

Ronald James Edwards, the 73-year-old Sundre Resident accused for the murder of Pauline Brazeau in 1976, has his three-week trial scheduled for March of next year.
Murder victim, 16-year-old, Pauline Brazeau was a young Métis woman, and single mother, who hailed from Saskatchewan.

A Sundre resident accused for a murder that took place 47 years ago, has a three-week trial set for next year.

Seventy-three-year-old Ronald James Edwards was accused of the murder of 16-year-old Pauline Brazeau, a Métis, single mother from Saskatchewan, on January 9, 1976.

He is set to appear before judge and jury starting March 3, 2025.

Edwards was arrested on Now 7, 2023 after new DNA evidence was discovered by the RCMP Historical Homicide Unit and the Calgary Police Service.

Edwards is charged with non-capital murder, as it appears in the 1976 criminal code.

Daniel Gonzalez

About the Author: Daniel Gonzalez

Daniel Gonzalez joined the Cochrane Eagle in 2022. He is a graduate of the Mount Royal University Journalism program. He has worked for the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta and as a reporter in rural Alberta for the ECA Review.
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