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Two males have been charged in reference to the case and on Monday one of many males — a Calgary teen denied bail final week — had a second bid at freedom denied.
Youth court docket Decide Steve Lipton denied an software by defence counsel Kaysi Fagan to launch the teenager into the custody of a accountable particular person, both his mom or grownup sister.
Beneath the Youth Prison Justice Act, an accused might be launched to an individual prepared to take accountability for them, successfully performing as their jailer locally.
However Lipton agreed with Crown prosecutor Doug Taylor the youth hadn’t established ample grounds to be launched to a accountable particular person.
The choose imposed a publication ban on the accused’s bail software at Fagan’s request, which continued in place for the second listening to.
The ban covers proof known as, submissions by counsel and the choose’s causes for not releasing the suspect.
The accused, now 18, was simply days shy of maturity when he allegedly fled the New 12 months’s Eve site visitors cease after being pulled over by Harnett.
Harnett was dragged by the fleeing car.
As a result of the accused was a minor on the time, he can’t be recognized below provisions of the Youth Prison Justice Act except he’s finally handed an grownup sentence.
The Crown has given discover of an intention to hunt an grownup time period if the accused is convicted.
The teenager faces a cost of first-degree homicide in Harnett’s loss of life, which for a 17-year-old would carry an automated life time period with out parole for a minimal 10 years if he have been to obtain an grownup sentence.