(Black Press Media files)

Alberta man admits to killing sometimes girlfriend; reported death to police

Clifton James Spotted Eagle was charged with second-degree murder

A Calgary man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of a woman described as his sometimes girlfriend.

Clifton James Spotted Eagle, who had been charged with second-degree murder, entered the plea Tuesday.

A hearing to set a date for sentencing is expected in December.

The court heard Eagle reported the death of Sylina Ann Curley to police.

The body of the 43-year-old woman was found inside a room at a northwest Calgary motel in December 2018.

A number of pre-sentence reviews have been ordered, including a Gladue report which looks into the background of Indigenous offenders. (CTV Calgary)

The Canadian Press

Just Posted

Friends of Guatemala welcome multi-Juno winner to Lacombe

Valdy to play St. Andrew’s United Church on Nov. 23

PHOTOS: Lacombe’s Mary C. Moore Public library welcomes local author

Laurel Deedrick-Mayne read passages from her aunt’s famous Canadian book

Lacombe’s Gord Bamford announces 2020 #REDNEK Music Fest Tour

New Single “To Get To You” featuring Jess Moskaluke out now

Free infant nutrition class offered in Lacombe

Registered dietitians answer questions about introducing solids and textures

VIDEO: Lacombe honours those who fought for freedom

Remembrance Day ceremony welcomes 100s to LMC

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Amnesty International Canada Secretary-General Alex Neve

Advocate pushes for the respect of human rights both in Canada and abroad

Four Maskwacis residents charged with 38 crimes Nov. 9

Maskwacis RCMP: four arrested following armed robbery, pursuit and home invasion

Petition to ‘bring back Don Cherry’ goes viral after immigrant poppy rant

Cherry was fired from his co-hosting role for the Coach’s Corner segment on Nov. 11.

Imperial CEO says no to Aspen oilsands project until Alberta oil quotas gone

Imperial confirmed a plan to boost production from its Kearl oilsands mine

Three men charged after ‘targeted’ shooting, evacuation at Alberta mall

The accused, who range in age from 25 to 37, were arrested Sunday and remain in custody

VIDEO: Don Cherry says he was fired, not sorry for ‘Coach’s Corner’ poppy rant

Cherry denies he was singling out visible minorities with his comments

Disney Plus streaming service hits Canada with tech hurdles

Service costs $8.99 per month, or $89.99 per year, in Canada

Trudeau’s opponents: One gives him an earful, another seeks common ground

PM meets with Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe

Most Read