Man charged in Mountie’s death in court in October

Kenneth Jacob Fenton, 28, faces several charges in death of Const. Sarah Beckett, a Sooke resident

  • Thu Sep 22nd, 2016 2:00pm
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A man charged in connection with the death of a West Shore Mountie has had his first court appearance pushed to the end of October.

Kenneth Jacob Fenton, 28, is charged with impaired driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death, flight from police causing death, driving with a blood alcohol over .08 and refusing to provide a blood sample to police.

RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett, a 32-year-old mother of two, died April 5 when her car was struck by a pickup truck in Langford. She lived in Sooke.

Fenton was charged Sept. 14 and was set to appear in court on Sept. 29. He will now appear in Western Communities provincial court on Oct. 27.