April 24, 2014 8:55 am

Premier plans to attend memorial for Brentwood stabbing victims

The five victims of a horrific stabbing spree that took place in Calgary on April 15th, 2014.

Global News

CALGARY – Alberta Premier Dave Hancock says he and several other caucus members will attend the upcoming mass memorial for the five victims of last week’s horrific mass murder.

Zackariah Rathwell, 21, Jordan Segura, 22, Josh Hunter, 23, Kaitlin Perras, 23, and Lawrence Hong, 27, were stabbed to death at a house party on April 15th.

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Hong was the final victim to be laid to rest. He was honoured at his funeral on Wednesday.

Services for Perras, Segura and Hunter were held on Monday, and a funeral for Rathwell was held on Tuesday.

A mass memorial to honour all five victims will be held at the University of Calgary next Wednesday.

The man accused in the murders, 22-year-old Matthew de Grood, has been ordered to undergo a 30-day assessment to determine whether he is mentally fit to stand trial.

- With files from The Canadian Press

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