PEMBROKE, Ont. – A man charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the separate slayings of three women in an area west of Ottawa has had his case put over until Nov. 2.
Basil Borutski had a brief court hearing Monday in Pembroke, Ont.
Borutski faces first-degree murder charges in the deaths of 36-year-old Anastasia Kuzyk, 48-year-old Nathalie Warmerdam, and 66-year-old Carol Culleton.
The bodies of the women – all three were reportedly his former girlfriends – who were reportedly his former were found within hours of each other on Sept. 22.
The 57-year-old was arrested after a manhunt that kept the village of Wilno, Ont., under lockdown for several hours.
He has a criminal history that includes a conviction for assaulting Kuzyk in December 2013. He was released from jail last December and placed on two years probation.