RED DEER – A trial date is ready Monday for a person who desires to behave as his personal lawyer when he’s tried within the killing of a household physician at a medical clinic in central Alberta.
Deng Mabiour is charged with first-degree homicide within the slaying final summer time of Dr. Walter Reynolds on the Village Mall Stroll-In Clinic in Crimson Deer.
A choose warned Mabiour in regards to the seriousness of the offence at his final court docket look in December, however Mabiour nonetheless insisted he didn’t need a lawyer.
He has pleaded not responsible.
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A College of Calgary regulation professor mentioned she’s not conscious of another circumstances this severe wherein an accused has defended him or herself.
Lisa Silver expects the choose within the case will make each effort to make sure that Mabiour receives a good trial.
Mabiour has had various uncommon interactions with the court docket since his arrest, and a choose ordered a psychiatric examination to find out if the accused understood the fees towards him.
A psychiatrist discovered Mabiour match to face trial, regardless of his behaviour in court docket.
Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, was attacked with a weapon whereas he was working on the clinic on Aug. 10 and died later in hospital.
RCMP have mentioned the crime was not random and the 2 males knew one another by means of the clinic, though police haven’t mentioned if Mabiour was a affected person of Reynolds.
Mabiour can be charged with assault with a weapon and assaulting a police officer.