Case for Orleans man accused of murdering his mother put off one week

The case for the 18-year-old accused of murdering his mother has been put off another week.

Christopher Gobin was before a judge for no more than 5 minutes and as expected the brief court appearance was merely held to set a date for his next appearance, which will be May 7.

The teen now wears the orange jumpsuits from the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre which is where he'll remain in custody. His lawyers said they are waiting for what will be quote "voluminous" disclosure from the Crown.

It could be several weeks before a bail hearing is scheduled.

Luce Lavertu, 49, was found dead in her Orleans home last Tuesday afternoon by her husband when he returned home from work.

He tried to revive her but paramedics say when they arrived Lavertu had likely been dead several hours.

A dramatic police chase just two hours after officers arrived at the St. Bruno Street home ended with the arrest of Gobin.

He was arrested following a takedown, handcuffed on the lawn of a neighbour's house and taken, wailing, to a police cruiser and into police custody.

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