Aaliyah Rosa was just seven years old when she was killed. (Dignity Memorial)

Langley mother charged with child’s murder appears in court

Kerryann Lewis will be back in court in early October.

A Langley woman charged with murdering her daughter on July 22 appeared in court Tuesday morning.

Kerryann Lewis was charged with second degree murder on Aug. 17 in the death of seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa.

Lewis was making a preliminary appearance. Her next apperance will be to fix a date, and no trial has yet been scheduled.

Members of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) have released few details about the case, other than to say that Lewis was in medical care before her first court appearance on Aug. 20. The court date was changed to Aug. 28 (today) after her lawyer was unavailable for her first appearance.

Rosa was laid to rest in a funeral service on Aug. 7.

Lewis is now scheduled to return to court at 9 a.m. on Oct. 5.

READ MORE:

• On the day of her funeral, IHIT said it expected progress soon.

• Childcare workers create GoFundMe campaign for murdered Langley child

• IHIT investigates death of seven-year-old in Langley

Just Posted

Surrey council approves free two-hour parking at city hall, around hospital

Although council gave its blessing to offer the free parking Monday (Nov. 19), it was already made free last week

Surrey School District says it needs 7 new schools in next decade

Surrey council endorsed the district’s 2019-20 capital plan on Monday, Nov. 19

Surrey Fire Service to provide non-emergency dispatch services for Port Moody

It’s said the move will bring in more than $9,000 a year for the City of Surrey

Second person dies following head-on collision in Surrey

Paige Nagata of Abbotsford was in crash on Nov. 4 that also killed Sarah Dhillon

Man still in hospital after struck by car in Surrey last week

The man was airlifted to hospital with “potential life-threatening” injuries after the incident

White Rock pier light show

Dancing lights highlighted off the water front

Laine scores 3 as Jets double Canucks 6-3

Injury-riddled Vancouver side drops sixth in a row

Deportation averted for Putin critic who feared return to Russia

Elena Musikhina, a vocal critic of the Kremlin, has been granted a two-year visitor’s permit in Canada

B.C. to allow Uber-style ride hailing services to operate in late 2019

Fee will be applied to fund options for disabled people

Auditor general takes aim at Liberals’ fighter-jet plan

Suditor general Michael Ferguson is about to release a new report on Canada’s attempts to buy new fighter jets

B.C. couple converts ambulance into a traveling home

The Revelstoke couple plan on touring B.C. ski hills then driving to Mexico

Cyclist defecates, throws own poop at car following B.C. crash

Man defecates in the street before throwing it at a driver locked in her vehicle

11 years sought for Burnaby man who killed girlfriend with hammer, burned her body

Manslaughter sentencing hearing started Monday in Chilliwack for Ryan Armstrong

Jamie Koe, other curlers kicked out of bonspiel for being too drunk

‘You don’t kick around other players’ bags, it’s disrespectful and we expect better of our players’

Most Read