135213

Cusworth: We're not happy

The mother of slain teenager Jennifer Cusworth is not happy the man convicted of killing her daughter is out on bail. Neil Snelson was granted bail yesterday...

A Celebration of Life for Jennifer

There was a Celebration of Life held on Saturday in memory of Jennifer Cusworth. The 19 year-old Cusworth was killed in October of 1993 after attending a...

Cusworth: The house party

The trial of Neil Snelson entered it's eighth day at the Kelowna court house Friday morning. The court heard testimony from three witness as the Crown...

Cusworth's final hours

Jennifer Cusworth told Lynette Carney she intended to walk home from a house party on Richter Street the morning of October 16, 1993. It may have been the last...

Cops have Cusworth""s killer""s DNA

The identity of Jennifer Cusworth""s killer is all that""s missing now that RCMP say they have the individual""s DNA. Cusworth, 19, was murdered on October 16,...

Cusworth case hearing opens

The man accused of murdering Jennifer Cusworth showed little emotion at his preliminary hearing Monday. Neil George Snelson was arrested and charged with first...

Cusworth murder suspect distressed

The man accused of first degree murder in the death of Jennifer Cusworth 16 years ago made a very brief appearance in Kelowna Court Monday morning. Wearing a...

Jennifer never forgotten

RE:Cusworth murder suspect identified I cannot express the relief that I felt this morning when I learned of the arrest of Jennifer Cusworth""s accused killer....

Cusworth report complete

It took nearly a year but an independent review of the Jennifer Cusworth case is complete. Cusworth, 19, was murdered in 1993 after leaving a Kelowna house...

Cold Case File: Cusworth

Terry and Jean Cusworth came to Kelowna this week with a new glimmer of hope, despite the fact that police have yet to find their daughter""s killer. Jennifer...

Release Cusworth Psychic Sketch?

Terry and Jean Cusworth came to Kelowna this week again hoping to find their daughter""s killer. Jennifer Cusworth, 19, was murdered in 1993 after attending a...

Cusworth""s Parents Plea For Leads

Jennifer Cusworth""s parents are back in town today to raise public awareness about their 19 year old daughter""s 1993 murder. Jennifer""s body was found...

Snelson gets 11 years

Neil Snelson has been handed an 11-year prison sentence for the October 1993 murder of Jennifer Cusworth in Kelowna. The sentence was handed down in a Kamloops...

Snelson found guilty

A jury has once again found Neil George Snelson guilty of manslaughter in the 1993 killing of a Jennifer Cusworth – an Okanagan College student in...

Snelson to be sentenced

UPDATE 3:50 P.M. SEPT. 11 Neil Snelson is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10:30 a.m. in Kamloops Surpreme Court. Snelson was convicted for a...

Mom upset with sentencing

Family and friends of a 19-year-old woman who was strangled and beaten to death reacted angrily outside court in Kamloops after a judge sentenced her killer to...

#7 - Snelson guilty again

Castanet is counting down the top stories of 2015, today is No. 7 – Neil Snelson was convicted and sentenced once again in the fatal beating of Jennifer...

Snelson makes bail

A Kelowna man who is awaiting a new manslaughter trial has just been granted bail. Neil Snelson had already been convicted of manslaughter in the death of...

15-year sentence sought

A man convicted twice for a Kelowna college student's 1993 death should be sentenced to 15 years in prison, says the Crown. Neil Snelson was found guilty of...

Snelson sentencing in Sept.

A Kelowna family will have to wait until September to find out whether the man convicted of killing their daughter will be back behind bars. Neil Snelson is...

Snelson Guilty of Manslaughter

Singer, songwriter, father of four - Neil Snelson has been found guilty of manslaughter for the beating death of Jennifer Cusworth. After deliberating for...

Trial date set for Snelson

A new trial date has been set for Neil Snelson, the man previously charged with killing a Kelowna teenager in 1993. Snelson will face trial for manslaughter...

Snelson wins appeal for a new trial

British Columbia's highest court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of killing a college student whose death remained a cold case for nearly two...

Killer hears victim's statements

Video: Neil Snelson continues to maintain his innocence after being sentenced to 15 years in prison for the 1993 killing of Jennifer Cusworth. Castanet's...

Snelson to apply for change of venue

Lawyers representing Neil Snelson will bring forward an application to change the venue of his upcoming manslaughter trial when counsel reconvenes next month at...

Snelson to get new trial date

A new trial has been ordered for a man convicted of killing a college student 20 years ago, and it will likely take place later this year. Neil Snelson was...

Snelson trial to be moved

Neil Snelson will be going to trial once again, but it won’t be in Kelowna. The new manslaughter trial into the death of Jennifer Cusworth will take place...

Snelson takes the stand

Update Tuesday Sept. 27: Neil Snelson took the stand today as the defence begins putting on its case. ​A packed courthouse listened as Snelson recounted...

Accused's DNA found inside dead teen

The jury has begun hearing the evidence in Neil Snelson's murder trial. Snelson is charged with the 1993 murder of OUC student Jennifer Cusworth. In the...

Snelson's ex takes the stand

The woman married to Neil Snelson at the time of the murder of Jennifer Cusworth took the witness stand at his murder trial, Thursday morning. Katherine...

Snelson appeals conviction

Neil Snelson will be getting another day in court. Defence lawyer, Wade Jenson has filed an appeal with the BC Court of Appeal asking that Snelson's...

Cusworths react to Snelson sentence

"I'm not thrilled with it. I wanted life but I'll accept 15 years," says Jean Cusworth outside the courthouse. Shaking a little and hanging...

Snelson testimony: Day 1

Castanet's Kelly Hayes reports. Neil Snelson, charged with first degree murder in the death of Jennifer Cusworth, took the stand Tuesday in his defence....

Snelson's fate in the jury's hands

Castanet's Kelly Hayes reports. The courtroom was packed well in advance of the presentation of final submissions in the first degree murder trial of Neil...

Cusworths emotional after conviction

"Vibrant. Beautiful. Active." That's how Jean and Terry Cusworth remembered their daughter, Jennifer Cusworth, one day after Neil Snelson was...

Snelson testimony: day two

Day two of Neil Snelson’s testimony covered: religion, telephone poles and a belt. The 44-year-old Kelowna man is charged with the 1993 murder of...

Grisly details at Snelson trial

The trial of Neil Snelson continued in Kelowna court Thursday. The Kelowna father of four is charged with first degree murder in the murder of Jennifer...

Video: Testimony over at Snelson trial

Castanet's Kelly Hayes reports. A crucial witness took the stand Thursday morning during the First Degree Murder trail of Neil Snelson. Theresa Tataryn...

Snelson refused to implicate himself

Neil Snelson wept as he hugged his wife prior to the start of a lengthy two-and-a-half hour interview with police on the night of his arrest. Snelson, charged...

Cusworths championing legal changes

Jean Cusworth hopes no family has to go through what her and her husband Terry have been through the last 18 years. The Cusworth's daughter, Jennifer, was...
59056