The brutal stabbing death of 23-year-old Renee Sweeney rocked the City of Sudbury to its core on Jan. 27, 1998.
Police searched for her killer for two decades and finally charged Robert Steven Wright, who was 18 years old at the time of the murder. He has been held in jail since his arrest in Dec. 2018.
After several delays, the trial began Feb. 21, 2023, just after the 25th anniversary of Sweeney's death.
CTV News Digital content producer Darren MacDonald is bringing the latest from the courtroom every day and will have full coverage of the trial here.
A major thoroughfare in the centre of downtown Greater Sudbury is reduced to one lane for the next seven months.
As the jury began deliberating Tuesday on the fate of Robert Steven Wright, several restrictions on what can be reported about the case have been lifted. Here are a few of the items that were discussed during the trial when the jury was not present.
A three-year-old domestic short-haired male cat named Alex is at the Sudbury SPCA shelter searching for a new home.
After five weeks of testimony, a Sudbury jury of 12 has started deliberations Tuesday in the Robert Steven Wright murder trial.
A Noelville home has suffered major damage after an overnight fire as crews investigate the cause, officials say.
The driver of a pickup truck, a 47-year-old woman, has died after a crash with a tanker on MR55 in the Greater Sudbury community of Lively on Tuesday morning, police say.
The Crown prosecutor in Sudbury made his pitch to the jury Monday afternoon in the Robert Steven Wright murder trial, arguing evidence against him is “overwhelming.”
An animal rescue group in Greater Sudbury has its hands full with a wild cat that found itself caught in serious trouble with two broken legs.