The man guilty of killing a Cranbrook senior will learn his fate February 22nd.
A sentencing date was set in a Key City courtroom Monday for Emmanual Robert Murphy who appeared by video teleconference from the Okanagan Correctional Centre in Osoyoos.A lawyer for Murphy entered guilty pleas to counts of manslaughter and interfering with a dead body earlier this month.
Murphy was charged in August after RCMP found the body of a 73 year old woman in March.
The court learned two psychiatric assessments were conducted and neither proved Murphy was not criminally responsible for his actions.
Murphy will appear by person in the New Year to learn his punishment.