Former Nunavut man’s murder trial to resume Sept. 12
Tyler Hikoalok accused of killing woman in Ottawa in 2018; trial expected to take 5 weeks
The trial of a man from Cambridge Bay facing a first-degree murder charge in Ottawa is scheduled to resume Sept. 12 and last for five weeks.
Tyler Hikoalok, 22, is accused of the death of Elisabeth Salm, a 59-year-old volunteer librarian.
Hikoalok’s lawyer, Brook Laforest, confirmed the new date for Nunatsiaq News on Thursday.
The reasons for the motion are under a publication ban.
Before the trial resumes, court is scheduled to reconvene Aug. 8, 9 and 12 for a three-day hearing on the motion.