Preliminary hearing set for Sturgeon Lake man charged with manslaughter

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A preliminary hearing for a Sturgeon Lake man accused of killing another Sturgeon Lake man has been rescheduled.

Ryan Kyle Daniels, 40, is charged with manslaughter in connection to the death of Darwin Al Naytowhow, 48. On July 14, 2019, Prince Albert RCMP found Naytowhow unresponsive on Sturgeon Lake First Nation. EMS declared him deceased at the scene.

Daniels was arrested and charged but released on bail in July 2019. A preliminary hearing was initially scheduled for April 29 – 30, 2020, but it didn’t proceed and the matter was adjourned to Oct. 1.

Daniels’ preliminary hearing is now scheduled for Feb. 3, 2021, in Prince Albert Provincial Court.

Sturgeon Lake First Nation is about 30 kilometres northwest of Prince Albert.

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