Jan 20, 2016 - BAIL HEARING DELAYED FOR CATHERINE MCKAY, WOMAN ACCUSED OF IMPAIRED DRIVING IN VAN DE VORST DEATHS

Catherine Loye McKay, 49, was charged with four counts of impaired driving causing death after a collision in which four members of the Van De Vorst family were killed.

A bail hearing has been postponed for the Saskatoon woman accused of killing a family of four while she was allegedly driving drunk.

 

(From left): Jordan Van De Vorst, 34; Chanda Van De Vorst, 33; daughter Kamryn, age five; and son Miguire, age two. The family was killed in a collision near Saskatoon on Jan. 3, 2015.


Catherine Loye McKay, 49, is charged with four counts of impaired driving causing death after a crash on Jan. 3 just outside Saskatoon. She made an appearance via video on Wednesday in Saskatoon provincial court, and was remanded until her next scheduled appearance on Feb. 23.

Chanda Van De Vorst, 33, Jordan, 34, their five-year-old daughter Kamryn and two-year-old son Miguire died after a two-vehicle collision around 12:30 a.m. at Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road. Members of their family were present in court on Wednesday for McKay’s brief appearance.

Jordan Van De Vorst was a well known amateur photographer in the city and Chanda was a gifted hockey player, according to friends.

McKay previously served as the executive director of Saskatoon Sports Council and wrestler with High Impact Wrestling up until July of last year. According to her online profile, she is also a mother and a local musician. 

McKay is also charged with four counts of dangerous driving causing death and four counts of driving over .08 causing death.

Source: The Star Phoenix


 

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