Bail hearing begins for accused in baseball bat beating

By James Peters
July 18, 2016 - 1:51pm Updated: July 18, 2016 - 5:22pm

KAMLOOPS — A lengthy bail hearing for a man accused in a baseball bat beating in Brocklehurst last month began this morning.

39 year old Kristopher Teichrieb is facing one count of attempted murder.

19 year old Jessie Simpson is believed to be still clinging to life in Royal Inland Hospital.

According to RCMP, Simpson was savagely beaten June 19 while near the corner of Clifford Avenue and Holt Street in Brocklehurst.

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