Guilty plea in Lytton stabbing death

A Lytton man charged with murder pleaded guilty in a Kamloops Court .

  • Sep. 12, 2017 9:30 a.m.

— Kamloops this Week

A Lytton man charged with murder in connection to the 2016 death of his uncle has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.

Colton Smith entered a guilty plea in B.C. Supreme Court in Kamloops on Monday to one count of manslaughter.

The 23-year-old was charged with second-degree murder following the stabbing death of his uncle, J.J. Smith, outside a house party in Lytton on Jan. 22, 2016.

He had been slated to stand trial before a judge and jury.

Smith is expected to return to court for sentencing submissions to begin on Nov. 6.

Just Posted

Program keeps B.C. drivers in check for safety’s sake

RCMP warn drivers to stay safe this holiday season or suffer the consequences

Vernon one of Canada’s most dangerous places

Penticton, Kamloops, Kelowna, Lake Country and Salmon Arm also make Maclean’s list

Personalized medication treatments come to Okanagan

Genetics myDNA test improves effectiveness of prescribed pills

President of Fruit Growers Association not to run for re-election

After four years, a familiar face of Okanagan farming will be taking a break

Traci Genereaux: Gone, but not forgotten

COLUMN: Family, friends want justice for Vernon teen

Okanagan ski hills open for the season

Both Big White and Silverstar Resort open for the 2017-18 season Thursday

Black Friday fervour wanes as some consumers, retailers shun practice

Some businesses are choosing to opt out, while some shoppers are turning to buying online

Trudeau apologizes to excluded residential school students

PM makes statement to former students in Nfld who were left out of previous compensation, apology

Four years for discharging shotgun in home, school break-in

Yvon Martel also threatened his wife and broke into an elementary school

An adopted cat is the best 10 pounds you’ll gain this season

BC SPCA encouraging families to add a forever feline friend during adoption event Nov. 24 to Dec. 3

Up close and personal roots performance on Vernon stage

The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society presents William Prince Nov. 29-30

B.C. co-ops relieved with Ottawa’s housing strategy

Federal government to have a new co-operative housing funding model in place by 2020

Letter to the editor: Missing woman’s parents appreciate search effort

To take part in the banner drop, poster distribution and the drone… Continue reading

Most Read