Prelim scheduled for Isaiah Rider in murder trial of Christa Cachene

18 year old Isaiah Riel Rider is charged with second-degree-murder in connection to the death of a woman at a home in Ranchlands. Calgary Police Service

CALGARY – A preliminary inquiry has been scheduled for the man accused of killing Calgary mother Christa Cachene.

Isaiah Rider is charged with second-degree murder for the death of 26-year-old Cachene.

Cachene was fatally beaten following a party at her house which police said Rider had attended. Her body was found in the basement of her Ranchlands home Oct. 11, 2015.

Cachene’s family later found out she was pregnant at the time of her death.

Police have identified Calgarian Christa Cachene, 26, as the woman found dead in a Ranchlands Bay home on Oct. 11, 2015. Obtained by Global News

READ MORE: Family learns Ranchlands murder victim was pregnant when she died

The preliminary inquiry is scheduled for December 5 – 9, 2016.

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The 19-year-old accused remains in custody.

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