A man accused of killing three people in southern Alberta last year will go to trial without a preliminary hearing.
Derek Saretzky, 23, is charged with first-degree murder in deaths of Terry Blanchette, his two-year old daughter Hailey, and Hanna Meketech.
Alberta Justice says the Crown will proceed on the charges against Saretzky by direct indictment. A preliminary hearing for Saretzky in the Blanchette and Dunbar-Blanchette cases was supposed to start June 20th.
The three bodies were found over several days in the Blairmore area last September.
Saretzky is due in court on June 13th. (bw)