Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay trailer hitch murder trial delayed until April 2020

The murder trial for the man accused of throwing a trailer hitch at an Indigenous woman in Thunder Bay, which had been scheduled to start next month, has been delayed until April.
Brayden Bushby (centre) will stand trial on charges of second degree murder for the death of 34-year-old Barbara Kentner in Thunder Bay, Ont. (Matt Prokopchuk / CBC)

The murder trial for the man accused of throwing a trailer hitch at an Indigenous woman in Thunder Bay has been delayed.

Brayden Bushby, is charged with second degree murder for allegedly tossing the hitch from a passing vehicle in January 2017, striking a woman walking along a south side residential street.

The woman struck by the trailer hitch, 34-year-old Barbara Kentner, died less than six months later.

At a Tuesday court appearance, the three-week trial was rescheduled to start in April.