Man accused of killing Todd Stone appears in N. B. court

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A Sweetgrass First Nation man appeared in North Battleford Provincial Court today by CCTV and the matter was adjourned to Nov. 30.

Michael Jordan White, who also goes by Michael Frank, is charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Todd Levi Stone, 38, in North Battleford earlier this year.

According to police, on May 12 at about 4:07 p.m., EMS found Stone inside a home on the 800 block of 110 Street with significant head trauma. Stone was taken to a Saskatoon hospital and died May 13.

North Battleford RCMP, Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes Unit-North, and North Battleford RCMP Provincial General Investigative Section investigated the murder and a Canada-wide warrant was issued for Michael White. Police worked together to locate and arrest White in Alberta and transport him back to Saskatchewan.

Lisa Joy, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Battlefords Regional News-Optimist