Basil Borutski makes court appearance

March 7, 2016 at 1:36 pm  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

The man facing first-degree murder charges in the deaths of three women in the Upper Ottawa Valley was back in Pembroke court for a brief appearance late last week.

The court heard that Basil Borutski has yet to find a lawyer despite being ordered to do so. The Pembroke Observer is reporting the 58-year-old will be back in court March 10th and remains in custody at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.

He is still awaiting arraignment in the case and the court has ordered a five-day assessment of Borutski to see if he is fit to stand trial.

He is charged with the September 22nd murders of 36-year-old Anastasia Kuzyk, 48-year-old Nathalie Warmerdam, and 66-year-old Carol Culleton.


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