In case you missed it, here’s what happened in Montreal on Aug. 22

A look at the day’s events in and around Montreal:

Man charged with Laval murder, home invasion begins trial September

A man charged with killing a teacher after invading his Laval home more than a decade ago will see his first-degree murder trial begin at the Montreal courthouse next month.

Septimus Neverson, 55, faces charges related to the death of Jacques Sénécal, a 62-year-old painter and a teacher who was fatally shot inside his home in Laval’s Ste-Dorothée district on July 20, 2006. The accused was in court Wednesday morning for a pretrial hearing held before Superior Court Justice Guy Cournoyer, who will preside over what could be a lengthy jury trial.

Jury selection for the trial, to be held in English, is scheduled to begin on Sept. 17. Neverson will be represented by defence lawyers Sabrina Lapolla and David Petranic while the Crown will be represented by prosecutors…

Original published: 2018-08-23 02:00:29 Read the full Montreal News here

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