February 2, 2016 7:07 pm

Freedom denied to suspect in central Alberta Christmas Day homicide

The courthouse in Red Deer, Alberta, April 17, 2015

Kendra Slugoski, Global News

RED DEER, Alta. – A central Alberta man charged in a Christmas Day homicide last year has been denied bail.

Chad Alexander Kulba, who is 33, is charged with second-degree murder and committing an indignity to a body in the death of Thomas Patrick Braconnier.

The body of the 46-year-old man was found inside the front doors of a downtown business in Red Deer.

Police have said the two men were known to each other.

READ MORE: ‘It’s a good day’: victim’s family happy charges laid in Christmas Day homicide 

Kulba was denied bail on charges of attempting to disarm a police officer and assault and remanded into custody on the other charges.

He will return to court Feb. 18 in Red Deer.

With files from CKGY

© 2016 The Canadian Press

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