A preliminary hearing starts Monday for a Saskatchewan farmer accused of fatally shooting an indigenous man.
The week-long hearing will determine whether Gerald Stanley will face trial for second-degree murder in the death Colten Boushie last summer.
Stanley has pleaded not guilty and is out on bail.
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22-year old Boushie was shot and killed August 9 while riding in an SUV that drove into a farm near Biggar, Sask.
According to a friend riding with Bouchie, the two were heading home to the Red Pheasant First Nation after an afternoon of swimming.
They got a flat tire and sought help.
None of the information has been tested in court and details of the preliminary hearing are under a publication ban.
Boushie’s killing ignited racial tension in Saskatchewan.