Date set for start of trial in alleged mass honour killing

A tentative start date was set today for what is expected to be a sensational, marathon murder trial in Kingston, Ontario. Three members of a Montreal family, Mohammad Shafia, 57 (inset), his wife Tooba, 41, and his son Hamed, 20, will go on trial beginning Oct. 11 this year. Each is charged with four counts of first-degree murder. They are charged with killing four other family members, including three teenage Shafia sisters, who were discovered dead inside a car that was found June 30, 2009, submerged in a shallow canal in Kingston .

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