Preliminary Hearing Underway For Guards Charged In Sydney Man’s Death
A preliminary hearing is underway today for two prison guards charged in the death of a Sydney man at Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick.
Alvida Ross and Mathieu Bourgoin each face counts of manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death.
33 year-old Matthew Hines died after being beaten and repeatedly pepper sprayed at the prison in May of 2015.
Both men are in court today for the first time since they were charged in January.
Members of the Hines family are also in court.
Five days have been set aside for the preliminary hearing.