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Pre-sentence report delayed for former Bowden Institution worker who helped inmate escape

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
April 17, 2018 - 5:04pm

The case for a former Correctional Service Canada worker who admitted to helping an inmate escape from the Bowden Institution has been put over to August.

In January, Peter Edgar pleaded guilty in Red Deer provincial court to permitting or assisting escape.

Firefighters stand nearby as the Leslieville Elks Lodge goes up in flames on Dec. 29, 2017.
Firefighters stand nearby as the Leslieville Elks Lodge goes up in flames on Dec. 29, 2017. Scott Finkbeiner

Youth charged in Leslieville Elks Lodge arson going to trial

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
April 17, 2018 - 4:25pm Updated: April 18, 2018 - 8:37am

A male youth charged in relation the fire that destroyed the Leslieville Elks Lodge late last year is going to trial.

The hall was burned to the ground on the evening of December 29, 2017. The cause of the fire was deemed to be arson and an investigation was launched.

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