One of the vital Crown witnesses at Dellen Millard’s first-degree murder trial for his father’s demise is testifying in Ontario Superior Courtroom in Toronto in the present day.
Marlena Meneses will give testimony concerning the evening Wayne Millard died.
The 71-year-old’s demise was initially dominated a suicide in 2012. He was discovered at his house at 5 Maple Gate Courtroom in Etobicoke, Ont., with a single gunshot wound by his eye.
The Crown contends his 32-year-old son murdered him. Millard has pleaded not responsible to killing his father within the judge-alone trial.
In accordance to court docket paperwork, Millard was spending time with Meneses and her then boyfriend, Mark Smich, in Oakville, Ont., on the evening Wayne Millard died.
The Crown plans to introduce proof that Meneses remembers Millard left Smich’s home “below peculiar circumstances for a number of hours” that evening.
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This marks Meneses’s third time testifying as a Crown witness in a case in opposition to Millard.
She first appeared at the Tim Bosma trial in 2016, the place she testified that Smich had informed her Millard had shot and killed the 32-year-old husband and father from Hamilton.
She then testified once more at the Laura Babcock trial, saying she noticed the 2 males “testing out” an animal incinerator.
It was revealed by each trials that the incinerator, known as “The Eliminator,” was used to burn human stays.
Although Toronto police initially dominated Wayne Millard’s demise a suicide, the case was reopened after Millard was charged with murdering Bosma and Babcock.
The trial is coming into its fifth day on Thursday and is predicted to final till the tip of the month.