Lafferty murder trial back in session

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The Charlotte Lafferty trial is back in court.

The forensic psychiatrist of the accused stood for questioning in Yellowknife Territorial Court yesterday afternoon. The psychiatrist explained that the accused is mentally stable enough to stand trial.

Twenty-three year old Charlotte Lafferty was found beaten to death close to the Fort Good Hope Seniors Home on March 22nd, 2014.

A nineteen year old man from the community was found guilty of first degree murder on February 10th, 2016. The accused was seventeen at the time and cannot be named due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The second day of sentencing continues today.

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