Murder trial underway for ex-New Denver Mountie

Keith Wiens is standing trial in the 2011 shooting death of Lynn Kalmring in Penticton.

  • Jun. 6, 2013 4:00 p.m.

Accused killer Keith Wiens is led from the Penticton courthouse in handcuffs in 2012. The trial for his charge of second-degree murder began this week in Kelowna Supreme Court.

A former RCMP officer who was posted to the New Denver detachment in the 1990s is now standing trial for second degree murder.

Keith Wiens is accused in the 2011 shooting death of Lynn Kalmring in Penticton.

Read more in the Penticton Western News.

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