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UPDATED: Kelowna man accused of killing wife, 2 daughters back in court

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Jacob Forman to appear in B.C. court with new lawyer
WATCH: The Kelowna man charged with killing his wife and two daughters around Christmas last year is due back in court Monday – Aug 27, 2018

A Kelowna man accused of killing his family just before Christmas last year appeared in court with a new lawyer on Monday.

Jacob Forman is charged with the murder of his wife Clara Forman and daughters Karina and Yesenia Forman. Their bodies were discovered in their home on Dec. 19, 2017.

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Forman is currently in custody and appeared via videolink. He was wearing an orange prison jumpsuit and mostly looked down.

If convicted of murder, he would face an automatic life prison sentence.

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The period of parole ineligibility is 25 years for first-degree cases and 10 years for second-degree murder.

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