Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Board Finds Man Fit to Stand Trial in Girl's Death at B.C. High School

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Board Finds Man Fit to Stand Trial in Girl's Death at B.C. High School

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Board finds man fit to stand trial in girl's death

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PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - The British Columbia Review Board has found a man mentally fit to stand trial in the death of a 13-year-old girl at a high school in Abbotsford more than two years ago.

The board heard Tuesday that Gabriel Klein's mental health has improved during his stay at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam.

A B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled last year that Klein was unfit to stand trial on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault.

A second girl was injured at Abbotsford Secondary School in November 2016.

Klein, who's in his early 20s, has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and previously told the board he was plagued by voices every hour of the day. …

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