Paul Cowley

An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room, rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., on Aug. 11. Deng Mabiour pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in court on Monday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Man pleads not guilty to first-degree murder in Red Deer doctor’s death

Dr. Walter Reynolds was fatally wounded in his walk-in clinic in August

An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room, rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., on Aug. 11. Deng Mabiour pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in court on Monday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who was attacked in his Red Deer walk-in clinic Aug. 5, was created in the hours and days after his death. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Man accused of killing Red Deer doctor wants trial ‘as early as possible’

Deng Mabiour said he wants to go straight to trial without a preliminary hearing

An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who was attacked in his Red Deer walk-in clinic Aug. 5, was created in the hours and days after his death. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Snowy weather is expected to blanket much of the Prairies this weekend, although central Alberta will escape the worst of it. (File photo by Black Press Media)

Snow expected in central Alberta on Saturday

Edge of huge storm expected to pummel Saskatchewan likely to leave a little snow here

Snowy weather is expected to blanket much of the Prairies this weekend, although central Alberta will escape the worst of it. (File photo by Black Press Media)
Dr. Walter Reynolds died after he was attacked at the Village Mall Walk-in Clinic in Red Deer in August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Man accused of killing Red Deer doctor is fit to stand trial

Psychiatrist who examined Deng Mabiour says he can go to trial

Dr. Walter Reynolds died after he was attacked at the Village Mall Walk-in Clinic in Red Deer in August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Updated: Man accused of killing Red Deer doctor makes bizarre court appearance

Updated: Man accused of killing Red Deer doctor makes bizarre court appearance

Deng Mabiour repeatedly asks judge why no one is asking him why he killed his family doctor

Updated: Man accused of killing Red Deer doctor makes bizarre court appearance
Dozens of bouquets of flowers, stuffed animals and other messages of gratitude and condolence have been left outside the walk-in clinic where Dr. Walter Reynolds was murdered on Monday. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

Man accused of killing Red Deer doctor says he does not remember attack

Appearing before a judge, Deng Mabiour, 54, rambled about being sick and needing a doctor

Dozens of bouquets of flowers, stuffed animals and other messages of gratitude and condolence have been left outside the walk-in clinic where Dr. Walter Reynolds was murdered on Monday. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
Teddy bears, flowers and a balloon were all part of the growing vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who was murdered Monday inside the Village Mall Walk-in Clinic in North Red Deer. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Physicians often face aggressive patients

Almost all say they have been abused by patients or their families at some point

Teddy bears, flowers and a balloon were all part of the growing vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who was murdered Monday inside the Village Mall Walk-in Clinic in North Red Deer. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Red Deer RCMP Supt. Gerald Grobmeier at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon about the death of a Red Deer doctor on Monday. Photo from Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Man, 54, charged in connection with fatal attack of Red Deer doctor

Doctor was killed in his walk-in clinic on Monday

Red Deer RCMP Supt. Gerald Grobmeier at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon about the death of a Red Deer doctor on Monday. Photo from Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Red Deer RCMP cracking down on speeders

Red Deer RCMP cracking down on speeders

Police have noticed an increase in speeding in recent weeks

Red Deer RCMP cracking down on speeders
List grows of central Alberta municipalities laying off staff because of pandemic

List grows of central Alberta municipalities laying off staff because of pandemic

Lacombe announced it was laying off one-third of staff

List grows of central Alberta municipalities laying off staff because of pandemic
Federal wage subsidy plan will help businesses say central Alberta business representatives

Federal wage subsidy plan will help businesses say central Alberta business representatives

Prime minister says businesses losing 30 per cent in revenue eligible for 75 per cent wage subsidy

Federal wage subsidy plan will help businesses say central Alberta business representatives
Reduce prison populations to fend against COVID-19 disaster: defence lawyers

Reduce prison populations to fend against COVID-19 disaster: defence lawyers

Red Deer defence lawyers and Crown prosecutors working to reduce Remand Centre population

Reduce prison populations to fend against COVID-19 disaster: defence lawyers
Maskwacis First Nations declare state of emergency

Maskwacis First Nations declare state of emergency

Declaration helps access funds to respond to COVID-19 pandemic

Maskwacis First Nations declare state of emergency
Central Alberta honey producer hopeful foreign workers will be coming

Central Alberta honey producer hopeful foreign workers will be coming

Federal government says it plans to allow temporary foreign workers to come to Canada

Central Alberta honey producer hopeful foreign workers will be coming
Several Red Deer hospice staff in self-quarantine as a precaution

Several Red Deer hospice staff in self-quarantine as a precaution

Health officials recommend 14-day self-quarantine for all out-of-country travellers

Several Red Deer hospice staff in self-quarantine as a precaution
Trade shows hit hard by ban on large gatherings

Trade shows hit hard by ban on large gatherings

Taboo show and auto auction at Westerner Park postponed

Trade shows hit hard by ban on large gatherings