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SOOKE NEWS MIRROR 2010 WINNER SING ALONG Bruce Vogt is back to play at the Sooke Community SingAlong. Editorial PADDLE POWER Page 8 Entertainment Page 15 Sports/stats Page 20 Stand-up paddle boarding is becoming a popular sport in Sooke. Page 4 Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Page 20 Agreement #40110541 Your community, your classifieds P26 • 75¢ Local man arrested for murder O Steve Arnett photos Police and media were at the scene of a murder at a trailer park along Otter Point Road. Below, the forensic unit sets up to investigate the homicide. Members of the n Sunday, Vancouver Island Jan. 8 at Va Integrated Major a p p ro x i In Crime Unit, with mately 3:30 p.m. Cr assistance from Sooke RCMP as the Sooke RCMP, attended a resith are continuing dence in a trailer ar their investigation park on Otter Point th into the murder. Road after receivin Members of the ing a call for assisM Forensic Identifitance. Fo cation Section are When police ca at the arrived they found Alex Conte in currently cu scene where they a deceased 53-year2007 are conducting a old woman. Alex Conte, 21-years-old, was forensic examination. The identity of the victim arrested at the scene and charged with secxond is not being released at this time, pending notification of degree murder. The victim and the sus- next of kin. No cause of death or furpect were known to each other and Alex Conte is ther information is available known to police. Conte is at this time. Alex Conte was a wellcurrently in custody pending a court appearance, the known skateboarder in date and time which has not Sooke and went to Edward yet been determined. The Milne Community School. This is the first murder on suspect will appear in West Vancouver Island for 2012. Shore Provincial Court. No evidence of wrong doing Pirjo Raits Sooke News Mirror Back in October, 2011 Mayor Janet Evans advised that she instructed the RCMP to investigate how confidential information was leaked from in-camera meetings. She alleged that a particular out-spoken council- Need Elbow Room ? lor gave information to a Victoria daily on details of a legal services contract without council’s authorization. The RCMP investigated and they could not find any evidence to support a charge under s. 117 of the Community Charter or under the s. 5 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. New Prices from $149,900 Spectacular 1/3 Acre View Lots ! View Lots Plenty of Space ! New Homes A master planned seaside neighbourhood. Be part of nature & country living while still enjoying easy access to urban amenities. Underground services including hydro, sewer, water & natural gas. Spacious wide boulevards. Stirring southfacing ocean & Olympic Mountain views. Typical lots today are 3000 to 6000 sq ft...these are minimum 13,000 sq ft. Shelly Davis Marlene Arden 250.642.6361

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