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Jury choice anticipated at intercourse assault trial for Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard

Jury choice anticipated at intercourse assault trial for Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard

TORONTO — Jury choice is anticipated to start in the present day on the intercourse assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard.

Hoggard, the frontman for the rock band Hedley, was charged in 2018 with sexual assault inflicting bodily hurt and sexual interference in reference to alleged incidents involving a girl and a young person.

He pleaded not responsible at his preliminary listening to in 2019.

The trial was initially set to start in January 2021 nevertheless it was delayed a number of occasions as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

It’s now set to run till early June.

Neither of the complainants may be recognized attributable to a publication ban, nor can a number of witnesses who’re anticipated to testify throughout trial.

© 2022 The Canadian Press

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