Pairs of suspects in a couple of local homicide cases are scheduled to enter their elections and pleas next month.
Cole Gerald Cattleman, 25, and Chaz Joseph Cattleman, 22, both of Maskwacis, have been charged with the second degree murder of Skylar Currie, as well as aggravated assault. Chaz was also charged with being unlawfully at large from parole.
Currie, 20, also of Maskwacis, passed away from injuries sustained after he was attacked in Montana First Nation on July 24.
While the two suspects fled, they allegedly assaulted a bystander, a 56-year-old resident of Maskwacis.
They are scheduled to enter their election and plea on Sept. 1 at Wetaskiwin Provincial Court.
An election is when those facing an indictable offence chose to be tried by a judge alone or a judge and jury if they decide to plead not guilty and proceed to trial.
Adam James Cook, 27, and Morgan Maslin, 20, both from Wetaskiwin, were charged with the second degree murder of Antwon Bull of Ponoka.
Bull, 19, sustained life-threatening injuries during an altercation in Wetaskiwin on July 8. He died in hospital later that evening.
Maslin and Cook are to enter their elections and pleas on Sept. 13 at Wetaskiwin Provincial Court.