Update: In an Aug. 29 court appearance, duty council said Dustin Duthie was still waiting for Legal Aid to appoint a lawyer. His next court appearance was set for Sept. 12.
A Calgary man accused of killing his girlfriend, mother and stepfather will remain in custody following a brief court appearance Wednesday morning.
Duthie appeared in court in person.
Crown prosecutor Mike Ewenson told court, “Mr. Duthie has seen a doctor this morning…he is fit.”
Court heard Duthie does not have a lawyer yet.
WATCH: A Calgary man is charged with three counts of second-degree murder in connection with Tuesday’s triple homicide. As Nancy Hixt reports, the man accused in the case is connected to all of the victims.
Following his arrest, Duthie was admitted to hospital under the Mental Health Act then transferred to the Southern Alberta Forensic Psychiatry Centre.
He will now be taken to the Calgary Remand Centre. His next court appearance was scheduled for Aug. 29.
Duthie’s girlfriend, Toller, was found dead in her condo in the 2000 block of Applevillage Court S.E. on July 31.
Officers were then called to check a home in the 10100 block of Hidden Valley Drive N.W., where Duthie’s mother, Boshuck and stepdad, Pennylegion, were found dead.