Mental health assessment ordered for man accused in Alberta work camp stabbing

RCMP say two people have been killed at a work camp southwest of Fox Creek, Alberta after a man attacked people with a knife. Fletcher Kent, Global News

EDMONTON – A judge has ordered a mental health assessment of an Edmonton man accused of fatally stabbing two people at a work camp in northern Alberta.

The assessment will determine whether Daniel Goodridge is fit to stand trial on charges of first- and second-degree murder.

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A suspect was shot and wounded by police after a 37-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman died June 30, about 50 kilometres from Fox Creek.

Goodridge, who is 28, is also charged with interfering with human remains and assault with a weapon.

With files from CKGY

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