October 23, 2015 - 1:30 PM
VERNON - The man accused of killing an Armstrong mother of two has been ordered to stand trial.
Logan Scott, 31, of Salmon Arm was charged with manslaughter and theft under $5,000 in August 2014, nine months after Jillian McKinty, 27, was found dead in her Armstrong home.
Following a preliminary inquiry this week in Vernon, a judge ruled there is enough evidence to order Scott to stand trial on the charges.
Scott is scheduled to appear in Vernon Supreme Court Nov. 9 to set a date for his trial by judge.
McKinty worked at Askews Foods in Armstrong and was the mother of twin boys.
In a statement issued after Scott’s arrest, police said the circumstances of McKinty’s death were suspicious, leading them to launch an exhaustive investigation.
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