Trial set for man accused of attacking doctor

Summerland man accused of a vicious attack on a doctor in the psychiatric ward of the Penticton Regional Hospital will go to trial in March.

Officers of the BC Sheriff Services lead Gregory Stanley Nield

The Summerland man accused of a vicious attack on a doctor in the psychiatric ward of the Penticton Regional Hospital will go to trial in March.

Gregory Stanley Nield, 31, pleaded not guilty to the aggravated assault of Dr. Rajeev Sheoran on Dec. 5, 2014.

Related: Bail varied for man accused of attacking doctor

Nield pursued new counsel in late October, and the date of his Supreme Court trial by judge/jury has now been set for March 20 and is expected to last two weeks.

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