The man accused in the death of his wife in Bassano last month is no stranger to the court system.

RCMP charged 36-year-old Chase Hehr with second degree murder in the death of June Hehr, after her body was found in a Bassano home.

Court records indicate Hehr pleaded guilty to Manslaughter in in 2007 to the death of a man in the year before.

He was sentenced to 5 years in prison for the crime.

Hehr will be back in Brooks court on the murder charge February 27th