The trial for a Calgary couple accused of neglecting their diabetic 15-year-old son is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 24.
Rodica Radita and Emil Marian Radita are charged with first-degree murder in the death of Alex Radita, who was found in medical distress in his Citadel home in May of 2013.
An autopsy determined he died from a bacterial infection, which he contracted due to complications from neglect and starvation from Type 1 diabetes.
– With files from Nancy Hixt
EDITOR’S NOTE: Although originally scheduled to begin on Monday, May 16, the trial for Rodica Radita and Emil Marian Radita was later postponed. This article has been corrected with the start date of Tuesday, May 24.
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