The lawyer for a man accused of holding a fraudulent cancer fundraiser is unsure whether his client will be able to make his next court appearance on Friday as he remains in hospital following a severe jailhouse beating.
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Jailhouse justice it may appear — but ex-friends of accused cancer-fake [The Accused] are still showing him charity following a savage beating by cellmates.
The Calgary man who faked cancer to swindled cash at a fundraising event needs further psychiatric testing. [The Accused] pleaded guilty in September to fraud at the first court appearance he was able to make after being hospitalized following a Calgary Remand Centre beating.
The New Year’s Day 2009 massacre in which three people were gunned down at a southeast Calgary restaurant was the culmination of an elaborate plan to target one of the victims, a jury was told on Monday.