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Castlegar teen stabbing attempted murder case moving forward

A preliminary inquiry scheduled for May 2022
Sasha Prokaski will face a preliminary inquiry in May. File photo

A preliminary inquiry in the attempted murder case relating to the stabbing of two Castlegar teens in February 2021 has been scheduled for Castlegar Provincial Court on May 24, 2022.

Sasha Prokaski, 29, of no fixed address at the time, was charged with two counts of attempt to commit murder, two counts of uttering threats and one count of break and enter.

It’s alleged that Prokaski entered a home where the two teenagers were. An altercation ensued with both teens being stabbed, and one of the pair receiving multiple serious stab wounds.

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According to police, the victims and Prokaski were unknown to each other.

None of the charges have been proven in court. If the case proceeds to trial, Prokaski has chosen trial by judge alone.

Prokaski remains out of police custody on bail.


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Betsy Kline

About the Author: Betsy Kline

After spending several years as a freelance writer for the Castlegar News, Betsy joined the editorial staff as a reporter in March of 2015. In 2020, she moved into the editor's position.
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