Man accused of killing teen stands trial on Aug. 12

Accused killer Jamie Wolanski will face trial in Penticton on Aug. 12.

By Shannon Quesnel

Accused killer Jamie Paul Wolanski will stand trial on Aug. 12 in Penticton Supreme Court.

The judge and jury trial for the second-degree murder of Penticton teen Andrew McAdam is expected to last 10 days. Wolanski was before Justice Alison Beames today via video feed.

The 20-year-old is accused of the second-degree murder of McAdam who died after being stabbed at a Penticton graduation bush party in the Carmi area in June 2011.

Wolanski has changed lawyers since he was arrested. He had bail before but was arrested for allegedly breaking his curfew. He has been in custody since his arrest on June 2012 for violating bail conditions.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Shannon Quesnel at or call 250-488-3065.

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