Family lives in fear as Alan Schoenborn up for a review hearing

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Allan Schoenborn will get a hearing Friday at the Colony Farm Psychiatric hospital in Port Coquitlam. Schoenborn killed his 3 children in Merritt in 2008, but was found not criminally responsible following a trial. He has had 3 review hearings so far and each time his former wife and her family have said they live in fear he will be released. The B.C. Review Board Tribunal will determine if Schoenborn qualifies for any kind of liberty. Mike Clarke, the brother of Schoenborn's estranged wife, Darcie, says they live in fear of these annual reviews. Bernd Walter, Chair of the B.C. Review Board, says Schoenborn wont be released if he represents any threat to public safety.

Suspected thief arrested in Valleyview

Kamloops RCMP are asking people who live in the area of Park Drive and Valleyview Drive to check their vehicles and homes for damage. This after a 27 year old man was arrested Wednesday night when he was spotted entering a vehicle in the area. Police say among other items the man was carrying, were two GPS units, one of them confirmed to be stolen. The suspect was released on a promise to appear in Kamloops provincial court on charges of theft and possession of stolen property.

Premier confident in her governments majority

Premier Christy Clark says she's certain her government will withstand any issue of confidence following the introduction of the provincial budget. There's currently only a five seat difference between the governing Liberals and the opposition, and party officials have
admitted they're keeping their eyes on those numbers. The government's majority dropped to two this week when a couple of members were away.


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