Guy Turcotte's trial date expected to be set on May 9

Guy Turcotte will most likely learn on May 9 exactly when he's expected to face retrial for the murders of his two young children.

Turcotte's lawyers and prosecutors were at the courthouse in St. Jerome Friday morning to sort out their availabilities.

It's expected the trial wouldn't begin before the fall of 2015. It's expected to last for three months.

In 2011, the former cardiologist was found not criminally responsible for stabbing his two children, 5-year-old Olivier and 3-year-old Anne-Sophie, to death in February 2009.

Last November, a Quebec Court of Appeal judge threw out the original verdict and ordered a re-trial. Last month, the Supreme Court turned back Turcotte's last attempt to block a second trial.

He was re-arrested when the original verdict was overturned, and has been living at the Pinel Institute ever since.

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