Barrett To Update Search For Lawyer
A 38-year-old Glace Bay man facing two counts of second-degree murder is scheduled to return to court today to update is search to find a lawyer.
Thomas Ted Barrett is charged with the second-degree murder of 21-year-old Laura Jessome from Bras d’Or along with 23-year-old Morgan James MacNeil from Glace Bay.
Barrett is also charged with second degree murder in the death of 21-yearold Brett Elizabeth McKinnon from Glace Bay.
During Barrett’s last court appearance Ann Marie MacInnes with Nova Scotia Legal Aid, told the court that despite being approved for legal aid, no lawyer had yet been retained for Barrett.
A new date for a preliminary hearing in the Jessome case could be set today.