A man accused of drunk driving causing the death of 38-year-old Kelli-Jo Denise Smith on Sunday morning was granted bail on his first appearance in provincial court on Tuesday.
Judge Bruce Fraser ordered the release of Ramandeep Singh Jaswal, 27, who faces charges of impaired driving causing death, impaired driving causing bodily harm to Smith’s husband Sean Mahoney, and refusing to provide a breath sample.
Jaswal must post $5,000 cash before being released, then either another $5,000 cash or $15,000 in non-cash assets from another source.
Crown prosecutor Jonathan Hak did not consent to the accused’s release during the hearing.
Troy Mahoney said his brother Sean, 50, is in the trauma unit ….MORE
Canada: Kellie-Jo Denise Smith died in the arms of husband; accused drunk driver Ramandeep Singh Jaswal released on $5,000 bond