Man accused in Calgary mass-stabbing fit to stand trial

Edmonton, AB, Canada / 630 CHED

Matthew De Grood, the man accused in the stabbing deaths of five people at a Calgary house party April 15th has been found fit to stand trial.

The 22-year-old has been undergoing a psychiatric assessment since he was charged with five counts of First Degree Murder.

De Grood will remain in the Southern Alberta Psychiatric Centre until his next court date in two months time.

Victims Zachariah Rathwell, Joshua Hunter, Kaitie Perras, Jordan Segura, and Lawrence Hong were stabbed to death at a house party where they were celebrating the end of University classes. (News Talk 770, ms)

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