James Peters / Tanya Cronin

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Demonstrators show support for baseball bat beating victim

By James Peters / Tanya Cronin
June 27, 2016 - 11:24am Updated: June 27, 2016 - 5:43pm

KAMLOOPS — It was a strong show of support for a 19-year old man fighting for his life in hospital.

Friends of Jessie Simpson rallied outside of the Kamloops Courthouse this morning, while the man charged with beating him with a baseball bat more than a week ago, appeared in court.