The man accused of killing Jesse Seymour made a brief court appearance by video on Monday for the setting of his next court appearance.
Torbin Alec is charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing of Seymour during a party at a Columbia Street home on July 14. The two knew each other and were described as good friends.
Alec will next appear in B.C. Supreme Court, ostensibly for a release hearing. However, defence counsel Jeremy Jensen explained that it is unlikely the suspect would be released. The purpose of the hearing is to expedite the Crown's release of documents pertaining to the case so that Jensen can review them with his client before a plea is entered.
Kamloops lawyer Rob Bruneau has been appointed a special prosecutor in the case.