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Tuesday , 22 September 2020

Man accused of killing two men near Glendon denied bail on Thursday

Jake Sansom, left, and Maurice Cardinal, right, were found dead on Saturday morning.

The 31-year-old man charged with two counts of second-degree murder following the shooting deaths of two men north of Glendon over the weekend was denied bail in court on Thursday morning.

Anthony Michael Bilodeau’s next court appearance on these charges will be April 9 at St. Paul Provincial Court.

Jake Sansom, 39-years-old and Maurice Cardinal, 57-years-old, were said to be hunting near Seibert Lake on Friday evening.

Police arrived at 4:00am on Saturday morning to find them shot dead near Township Road 622 and Range Road 84 beside a black 2014 Ram 1500.

Both men are Metis and have hunting and fishing rights.

Autopsy results revealed death by homicide.

Sansom was said by family members in other publications to have been recently laid off from his job as a heavy-duty mechanic.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.