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Rama Gauravarapu was killed in her West Kelowna hotel room on July, 22, 2018. (Contributed)

Defence claims Surrey man was mentally unwell at time of West Kelowna murder

Tejwant Danjou’s jealousy ‘tormented him’, according to his defence lawyer

Rama Gauravarapu was killed in her West Kelowna hotel room on July, 22, 2018. (Contributed)
John Brittain, 68, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder in relation to the deaths of Darlene Knippelberg, Rudi Winter and Susan and Barry Wonch. (File photo)

Kelowna trial date set for Penticton quadruple-homicide

John Brittain’s jury trial will commence on Oct 5, 2020 in Kelowna

John Brittain, 68, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder in relation to the deaths of Darlene Knippelberg, Rudi Winter and Susan and Barry Wonch. (File photo)
Kevin Costin and Hazel Budiongan. (File)

Still no trial date set for West Kelowna man charged in wife’s 2015 death

Following pandemic delay, the Crown is exploring new dates for the trial and a voir dire has been scheduled for June

Kevin Costin and Hazel Budiongan. (File)
John Brittain, 68, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder in relation to the deaths of Darlene Knippelberg, Rudi Winter and Susan and Barry Wonch. (File)                                John Brittain, 68, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder in relation to the deaths of Darlene Knippelberg, Rudi Winter and Susan and Barry Wonch. (File)

Penticton quadruple murder trial moved to Kelowna

John Brittain is accused in the shooting deaths of Darlene Knippelberg, Rudi Winter and Susan and Barry Wonch last April

John Brittain, 68, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder in relation to the deaths of Darlene Knippelberg, Rudi Winter and Susan and Barry Wonch. (File)                                John Brittain, 68, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder in relation to the deaths of Darlene Knippelberg, Rudi Winter and Susan and Barry Wonch. (File)
Manslaughter charge laid against husband following Osoyoos woman’s death

Manslaughter charge laid against husband following Osoyoos woman’s death

Roderick Ashley Flavell, 62, is facing a charge of manslaughter for the death of his wife, 61-year-old Tina Seminara

Manslaughter charge laid against husband following Osoyoos woman’s death
Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Daughter sues dad over Surrey real estate cash

Father said it was a gift, daughter said it was a loan. Judge concludes it was a loan

Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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Former Kelowna cop accused of sexual harassment may have disciplinary record revealed in court

Brian Burkett is accused of abusing his position as a cop to sexually harass women involved in his cases

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A trial courtroom at the Provincial Court of B.C., in Vancouver in this undated photo. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)

COVID-19: B.C. supreme and provincial courts suspend regular operations

Special considerations will be made for matters deemed urgent by a judge

A trial courtroom at the Provincial Court of B.C., in Vancouver in this undated photo. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna man pleaded guilty for hiding camera in Okanagan winery bathroom

Former Summerhill employee Ian Leighton will return to provincial court May 21

Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Rama Gauravarapu was in an abusive relationship with Tejwant Danjou, the man accused of killing her, prior to her death on July, 22, 2018. (Contributed)

Surrey couple had abusive relationship prior to woman’s West Kelowna murder

A series of facts admitted by accused murderer Tejwant Danjou tells the story of his abuse

Rama Gauravarapu was in an abusive relationship with Tejwant Danjou, the man accused of killing her, prior to her death on July, 22, 2018. (Contributed)
Handholding before homicide: Video shows final hours before West Kelowna murder

Handholding before homicide: Video shows final hours before West Kelowna murder

A video played in court on Thursday showed the hours leading up to Rama Gauravarapu’s murder

Handholding before homicide: Video shows final hours before West Kelowna murder
Curtis Sagmoen takes a smoke break during the start of his latest trial Monday, Feb. 10. (Morning Star photo)

Sagmoen sentencing date set

A North Okanagan man found guilty of assaulting sex trade worker to be sentenced in April

Curtis Sagmoen takes a smoke break during the start of his latest trial Monday, Feb. 10. (Morning Star photo)
Tejwant Danjou is accused of second degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (File)

Accused West Kelowna murderer didn’t know what homicide was: Mountie

Tejwant Danjou is facing second-degree murder charges for the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu

Tejwant Danjou is accused of second degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (File)
Protesters gathered on the steps of the Vernon Court House Monday, March 2, awaiting news of Curtis Sagmoen, a North Okanagan man found guilty of assaulting a sex trade worker in 2017. (Jennifer Smith - Vernon Morning Star)

UPDATE: Sagmoen sentencing date tentatively set

Curtis Sagmoen was found guilty of assault causing bodily harm in 2017 incident

Protesters gathered on the steps of the Vernon Court House Monday, March 2, awaiting news of Curtis Sagmoen, a North Okanagan man found guilty of assaulting a sex trade worker in 2017. (Jennifer Smith - Vernon Morning Star)
Tejwant Danjou is accused of second-degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (File)

Police dog located accused murderer in dumpster near West Kelowna crime scene

Tejwant Danjou’s application to have his impromptu guilty plea removed was accepted by the court

Tejwant Danjou is accused of second-degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (File)
Tejwant Danjou is accused of second-degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (File)

Police dog located accused murderer in dumpster near West Kelowna crime scene

Tejwant Danjou’s application to have his impromptu guilty plea removed was accepted by the court

Tejwant Danjou is accused of second-degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (File)
Tejwant Danjou is accused of second degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (File)

Flip-flopping pleas in Surrey woman’s 2018 murder in West Kelowna

Following an shocking guilty plea on Feb. 25, Tejwant Danjou applied to retract that plea on Feb. 26

Tejwant Danjou is accused of second degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (File)
Breaking: Penticton woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of boyfriend

Breaking: Penticton woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of boyfriend

Kiera Bourque pleaded guilty in a Penticton courtroom on Monday

Breaking: Penticton woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of boyfriend
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Shopping cart collector at B.C. Costco awarded $583,000 after getting pinned by car

Kurtis Ryan Burdeniuk, 22, was retrieving carts when a driver backed into him in the parking lot

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Abbotsford Police Chief Mike Serr addresses reporters on Monday outside of B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster following the sentencing hearing for Oscar Arfmann, convicted of the first-degree murder of Const. John Davidson on Nov. 6, 2017. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

‘My world fell apart,’ slain Abbotsford cop’s wife tells court as killer sentenced

Oscar Arfmann, guilty of killing Const. John Davidson, receives life sentence

Abbotsford Police Chief Mike Serr addresses reporters on Monday outside of B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster following the sentencing hearing for Oscar Arfmann, convicted of the first-degree murder of Const. John Davidson on Nov. 6, 2017. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)