New lawyer takes on ex-New Denver cop’s murder trial

A retired Mountie charged with murdering his common-law wife has picked up new lawyers and, seemingly, a new strategy.

Keith Wiens — seen here in January — was with the RCMP in New Denver in the 1990s.

Keith Wiens — seen here in January — was with the RCMP in New Denver in the 1990s.

A retired Mountie charged with murdering his common-law wife has picked up new lawyers and, seemingly, a new strategy.

Keith Wiens, who served at the New Denver detachment in the 1990s, is alleged to have shot and killed Lynn Kalmring, 55, in their shared Penticton home last year.

Read more in the Penticton Western News.

Meanwhile, the newspaper reports time has failed to heal the pain felt by Kalmring’s family.