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BAT ASSAULT: Kamloops man accused of attempted murder seeks bail

Kris Teichrieb, 39, has been charged with attempted murder.
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July 18, 2016 - 12:43 PM

KAMLOOPS - The man accused of beating an 18-year-old over the head with a baseball bat will find out if he will be granted bail today.

Kristopher Teichrieb, 39, appeared in Kamloops Provincial Court this morning, July 18, waving at his common-law partner as he walked in. He's facing one charge of attempted murder.

The details of Teichrieb's bail hearing cannot be released due to a court-ordered publication ban. 

Jessie Simpson was apparently leaving a party in the early morning hours of June 19. He ended up on Teichrieb's Clifford Avenue property while looking for a friend's address.

Teichrieb's mother says there has been a history of break-ins at her son's home.

An altercation between Simpson and Teichrieb ensued and Simpson was chased down the street and struck over the head with a baseball bat numerous times. He has been in a coma ever since.

Simpson's last known condition was "grave" and he was on life support.

Teichrieb's bail hearing is expected to wrap up today, but could continue later this week.

Find past stories on this case here.

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