Shane Babitsch has elected to a trial by judge and jury.
The 22 year old has been charged with the first degree murder of 26 year old Courtney Johnstone.
After a lengthy search, her remains were found at the Aquatera Waste Management Facility on February 15th.
Babitsch remains in custody at the Edmonton Remand Centre and appeared in Grande Prairie court via CCTV Monday.
His next appearance is set for August 11th to set future dates.
Photo: RCMP search the Aquatera landfill.