Verdict next month for admitted Winnipeg serial killer Jeremy Skibicki

The Canadian Press A Winnipeg man who admitted to killing four women but wants a trial to find him not guilty of murder because of mental illness is to learn his fate July 11. Justice Glenn Joyal set the date after hearing final arguments from Crown and defence lawyers in the case of Jeremy Skibicki. Skibicki, 37, is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of the four Indigenous women in 2022. His lawyers have admitted that he carried out the slayings but argue he should be found not criminally responsible. A forensic psychiatrist for the defence testified Skibicki was suffering from schizophrenia at the time of the killings. “Delusions are driving a lot of what (Skibicki) is doing,” lawyer Leonard Tailleur told the trial Monday. Court has heard Skibicki…

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