Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Accused of Murder Hopes Security Firm Oversight Betters Bail Chances:lawyer

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Accused of Murder Hopes Security Firm Oversight Betters Bail Chances:lawyer

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Bail review set for July in murder case

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HALIFAX - A proposal for around-the-clock security surveillance of a Dalhousie medical student accused of murdering a fellow student should improve his bail chances, a defence lawyer said Wednesday.

Eugene Tan, the lawyer for William Sandeson, said outside court he'll suggest a private company monitor his client if he's granted release from jail through a bail review set for midsummer.

The date for the review was set for July 28 and 29 during Wednesday's hearing before Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Jamie Campbell.

Tan said the plan could address some of the judge's earlier reasons for refusing release.

During Wednesday's hearing, prosecutor Susan MacKay said that she was expecting to see details about the proposed firm when Tan provides a defence brief on June 29. …

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