9:30 p.m., April 23)
Hoare to remain behind bars after bail bid denied
By Fred Sherwin
realtor Chris Hoare will have to wait for his attempted
murder trial behind bars after his bid to be released
on bail was denied Wednesday.
is accused of assaulting his wife with a baseball bat
and trying to suffocate her in the garage of their St.
Lucia Place home on April 2. He was arrested at the scene
after a neighbour called 9-1-1.
44-year-old father of five sat stone-faced as the presiding
Justice of the Peace denied his request for bail. The
reasons for the decision is under a publication ban.
being denied bail, Hoare was ordered not to have any contact
with his wife except through legal counsel. He was also
ordered not to communicate with brother Tim and the neighbour
who called 9-1-1.
was, however, granted supervised visitation with his five
children as long as a representative from chld welfare
is present. The visitations would also have to take place
at the regional detention centre where he's being held.
next court appearance will be on April 29.
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