Ricardo Jerrel Whynder is shown at Halifax provincial court in March 2017. – Zane Woodford
Ricardo Jerrel Whynder, 34, formerly of Halifax, was arrested in Surrey, B.C., in March 2017 on a Canada-wide warrant.
His trial is set for next June in Nova Scotia Supreme Court.
Whynder appeared in Supreme Court in Halifax on Thursday via a video link from jail to set a date for a bail hearing.
Justice Timothy Gabriel scheduled the hearing for Dec. 21.
Sudds’ body was found in a ditch along Africville Road in north-end Halifax on Oct. 14, 2013. The 24-year-old Halifax man had last been seen alive four days earlier.
Police allege Whynder killed Sudds on Oct. 10 in Halifax.