Guilty Pleas in Archie LePretre Murder

By Tanya Cronin
November 4, 2015 - 11:42am Updated: October 11, 2016 - 11:14am

KAMLOOPS — A surprise out of the Kamloops courthouse this afternoon.

The two men charged in the brutal 2011 stabbing death of Archie LePretre in a Kamloops schoolyard have pleaded guilty to second degree murder.

Travis Johnny was arrested two years later, and a second man, Anthony Scotchman was arrested and charged last year.

At the time of LePretre's death, RCMP said the killing was gang-related and the two suspects were also charged with committing an offence for a criminal organization.

Those charges were dropped today.

Johnny's sentencing hearing was set for March 10th of 2016, with Scotchman's hearing the next day.

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