Suspect in attempted-murder case appeared in Duncan criminal court Tuesday
Attempted-murder suspect Terri-Lynn Thomas elected trial by judge and jury during her appearance in Duncan criminal court Tuesday, court registry staff said.
A ban on publication prevents full details about what was said during Thomas' court appearance, with lawyer Scott Sheets, before Judge Adrian Brooks.
Duncanite Thomas, 43, will next appear in court June 12 for a pre-trial conference, then again on June 19 to fix a date for a preliminary inquiry, staff said.
Thomas was released Tuesday on various conditions.
Staff noted Thomas pleaded guilty to breach of previous conditions of her release.
She is charged with attempted murder in the stabbing case of Cowichanian Leon Jack.
Thomas was arrested by North Cowichan /Duncan RCMP March 6 after Jack, 48, was stabbed multiple times in the chest and abdomen beside the Cowichan River's black bridge, police have said.
A suspected carving-type knife was later found in the river by Mountie divers, the RCMP said.