Lethbridge News Now (Patrick Burles)

Greg Gaudette with Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services goes over the process of preparing a narcan injection to counteract an opioid overdose while David Skilling preapres a bag valve mask.
Greg Gaudette with Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services goes over the process of preparing a narcan injection to counteract an opioid overdose while David Skilling preapres a bag valve mask. Lethbridge News Now

The forgotten front line in the opioid crisis

By Lethbridge News Now (Patrick Burles)
July 17, 2017 - 10:19am

LETHBRIDGE — Sitting at a large table in the break room next to the main bay at the Lethbridge Fire Headquarters, I find myself surrounded by veteran and relatively new firefighter/paramedics alike.

Left: Derek Saretzky -- Top Right: Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and Terry Blanchette -- Bottom Right: Hanne Meketech
Left: Derek Saretzky -- Top Right: Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and Terry Blanchette -- Bottom Right: Hanne Meketech Lethbridge News Now

Lethbridge jury finds Derek Saretzky guilty of triple murder

By Lethbridge News Now (Patrick Burles)
June 28, 2017 - 4:36pm Updated: June 29, 2017 - 8:51am

LETHBRIDGE – It took the jury just over three hours to decide the fate of 24-year old Derek Saretzky, finding him guilty on three counts of first degree murder, and one count of committing an indignity to human remains.

Carmellia Saretzky speaks to the media outside the Lethbridge courthouse on Monday
Carmellia Saretzky speaks to the media outside the Lethbridge courthouse on Monday Lethbridge News Now

Derek Saretzky's aunt: “He had done something bad, really bad”

By Lethbridge News Now (Patrick Burles)
June 19, 2017 - 5:31pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 8:39am

 

(WARNING: Story contains graphic details)

LETHBRIDGE – A second member of Derek Saretzky’s family testified for the Crown, as week three of his triple murder trial got underway.

Derek Saretzky
Derek Saretzky

Saretzky murder trial: Police officer says he didn’t know what he was walking into (WARNING: Story contains graphic details)

By Lethbridge News Now (Patrick Burles)
June 15, 2017 - 8:43am

LETHBRIDGE – A 17 year RCMP veteran was brought to silence on Wednesday (June 14), as he tried to control his emotions while testifying in the triple homicide trial of Derek Saretzky.
 

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