News

Next hearing for Allan Schoenborn in February

Allan Schoenborn - FILE PHOTO/TRI-CITY NEWS
Allan Schoenborn
— image credit: FILE PHOTO/TRI-CITY NEWS

A date for killer Allan Schoenborn's annual review hearing has been set for Feb. 15, 2013.

The hearing before the BC Review Board was originally scheduled for Nov. 23 but was delayed due to his lawyer's illness.

Schoenborn has been housed in the Forensic Psychiatric Institute in Coquitlam since 2010, when he was found not criminally responsible for the April 2008 murders of his three children — 10-year-old Kaitlynne, eight-year-old Max and five-year-old Cordon — in their Merritt home.

He was granted escorted leaves after his April 2011 review hearing, even though the children's mother, Darcie Clarke, was living in the Tri-Cities. Schoenborn later withdrew his application.

Clarke and her family have been lobbying the federal government for changes to the criminal code relating to those who have been found not criminally responsible.

Last month, James Moore, the Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam MP, announced the Conservative government is planning legislation that will lengthen the time allowed between review hearings.

spayne@tricitynews.com

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Arrests of pipeline protesters in Burnaby signal start of long battle
 
RCMP apprehend suspects following violent crime spree
 
Hand over the driving reins to Operation Red Nose
Grants still available for science, technology projects in School District 43
 
Coquitlam painter in Crawl
 
Q&A: Ex-transportation ministers criticize referendum, discuss TransLink
Surrey RCMP seek help finding Halloween hit-and-run driver
 
Two police officers hospitalized after being rammed by stolen truck in Surrey
 
Two survive fiery Surrey crash

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.