Trial date set for double murder suspect

Double murder accused Blake Strachan

A man accused of the murders of his girlfriend and her teenage daughter will be tried on May 12, 2025.

Prosecutors say Blake Strachan, 23, of Ross Corner, is responsible for the murders of Allison Thompson and her 14-year-old daughter Trevornika Thompson.

They were last seen alive on April 11, 2023.
Police found their decomposing bodies locked inside their apartment on Ross Corner on April 14 after they went to carry out a welfare check.

Strachan has pleaded not guilty. He remains on remand at the prison and has requested a court-appointed lawyer.