Savage released on bail
By Sue Tiffin
Published July 24, 2018
William Savage, the Fenelon Falls man charged with the murder of David Palmer, whose remains were found in the Haliburton area in 2015, has been released on bail.
The matter returns to court on Aug. 8 at the Peterborough courthouse at 9:30 a.m.
Savage was charged with first-degree murder on Oct. 26, 2016, in connection with the death of Palmer, a 47-year-old Bowmanville man whose remains were found in May, 2015.
Pre-trial motions are scheduled for Sept. 10 at 9:30 in Lindsay, with Savage’s trial slated for Oct. 22, 2018.
At the time of the arrest, OPP confirmed that Savage and Palmer were known to each other. Palmer was last seen on Oct. 2, 2015 outside of Pontypool and his vehicle was found on Oct. 14 near Spruce Lake Trail.