January 18th, 2021

Manslaughter trial begins for Ontario trucker charged in death of Edmonton woman


By The Canadian Press on January 11, 2021.

A courtroom at the Edmonton Law Courts building on Friday, June 28, 2019. A jury trial is to begin today for an Ontario truck driver charged in the death of a woman at an Edmonton motel a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

EDMONTON – A jury trial is to begin today for an Ontario truck driver charged in the death of a woman at an Edmonton motel a decade ago.

Bradley David Barton, who is 52, is charged with manslaughter.

Cindy Gladue, a 36-year-old M├ętis and Cree woman, was found dead in a bathtub at the Yellowhead Inn in June of 2011.

Jury selection took place last week.

The trial is scheduled to run for 34 days.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 11, 2021.

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