Bjornson defendent, Bird arraigned on theft charges

Jesse Bird was in Prince George court on Dec. 10 on other criminal charges.

  • Dec. 16, 2013 2:00 p.m.

Jesse Bird, one of those charged in relation to the death of Fribjon Bjornson, was in Prince George court on Dec. 10 on other criminal charges.

Bird was up on a charge of theft under $5,000 and assault.

These charge were stayed in relation to that file, however, he was also facing another charge related to a separate file for theft under $5,000.

The defence requested the next trial date for this charge be set for April 14, 2014.

Bird will be appearing in court on Jan. 15 with the three other defendants in relation to the murder of Fribjon Bjornson.

Bird, 31, is charged with one count of interference with a dead body and one count of accessary after the fact in relation to the death of Bjornson.