Man ac­cused of killing off duty po­lice of­fi­cer re­manded

Cape Breton Post - - CAPE BRETON / PROVINCE -

HAL­I­FAX (CP) — A man ac­cused of killing an off-duty Nova Sco­tia po­lice of­fi­cer has been re­manded in cus­tody un­til next week af­ter al­legedly breach­ing his bail con­di­tions. Christo­pher Calvin Garnier is sched­uled to re­turn to court March 3.

Hal­i­fax po­lice charged him with three counts of breach­ing a re­cog­ni­zance, say­ing he could not be found over the week­end at ei­ther of the two places he is per­mit­ted to re­side. Garnier won bail shortly be­fore Christ­mas af­ter be­ing charged with sec­ond-de­gree mur­der in the 2015 death of Truro po­lice Const. Cather­ine Camp­bell. Garnier’s trial is sched­uled to be­gin on Nov. 20.

The 28-year-old Hal­i­fax res­i­dent was also charged with in­ter­fer­ing with a dead body. Camp­bell’s re­mains were found in Septem­ber 2015 near the base of an over­pass in Hal­i­fax.

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