Man charged with manslaughter following alleged assault in Guelph
KITCHENER -- A 43-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following an incident in Guelph on Friday night.
Officers were called to a disturbance at a home around 8 p.m. Police said there were two men in the home's garage when they arrived. One man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and the other man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
Guelph police say the victim, a 59-year-old man, died of his injuries on Sunday. As a result, the other man has now been charged with manslaughter.
Police say the two men were known to each other and there is no risk to public safety at this time. Police haven't released the names of the accused or the victim.
A judge approved a $5,000 bail on Tuesday afternoon via teleconference. CTV News Kitchener can't report on any other details of the bail hearing due to a publication ban.
His next court appearance is scheduled for Sept. 29.