Those who have been seeking some form of answers to questions that were asked long ago in the disappearance of Kenaston area native Sheree Fertuck will now have to wait a few months longer.
Due to factors brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the murder trial in which Gregory Mitchell Fertuck stands accused in the disappearance and believed murder of his estranged wife Sheree has been delayed.
The trial was originally slated to begin on March 29, but it was delayed by Justice Richard Danyliuk due to the rise in variants of the COVID-19 virus, plus the restrictions on travel would have made it difficult to conduct the trial safely.
Greg Fertuck was arrested in June of 2019. He stands charged with the first-degree murder of Sheree Fertuck, as well as a charge of committing an indignity to human remains.
Sheree, a 51-year old mother of three, had last been seen on December 7, 2015. Her truck was found abandoned the next day at a gravel pit near Kenaston, and found inside the truck were Sheree’s keys, coat and cell phone. Despite Ms. Fertuck’s remains having never been found in the over five years since her disappearance, prosecutors and investigators believe they’ve gathered enough evidence against her husband Greg in order to classify this case to be a homicide.
It was noted that there were witnesses from the Regina area that would be required to attend the trial of Greg Fertuck in person in order to ensure the proceedings would be conducted fairly.
The trial, slated to run for approximately five weeks, will now begin on September 7.