Court date set for mother

Lisa Deanne Batstone will next appear in court Feb. 16

Lisa Batstone's next court appearance is Feb. 16.

Lisa Batstone's next court appearance is Feb. 16.

A South Surrey woman accused of killing her eight-year-old daughter last month made a brief video appearance in Surrey Provincial Court Monday.

Lisa Deanne Batstone, 41, spoke twice – once to confirm her identity and then to confirm that she understood her next court appearance had been set for Feb. 16.

Her lawyer, Craig Sicotte, asked for the adjournment noting he is still waiting for “a large batch” of disclosures regarding the matter from the Crown.

Batstone was arrested Dec. 10 and charged with second-degree murder after her daughter, Teagan – who had been attending Grade 3 at Rosemary Heights Elementary – was found deceased in the back of a car in a cul-de-sac just south of Crescent Road.

The cause of death has not been disclosed.

Jan. 5, the court heard that Batstone had been found fit to stand trial.

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