|London court house (CRAIG GLOVER/QMI Agency)
LONDON, Ont.— The defence lawyer for one of the people accused of torturing a London woman with cerebral palsy wants a mistrial for what's been described as “witness coaching.”
Johnathon Rick's lawyer, Antin Jaremchuk, asked Friday for the trial to end because the alleged victim's relative spoke to her during a break in her testimony earlier this week.
Jaremchuk said he's worry his client won't receive a fair trial should the case continue.
Rick, 38, and Cynthia Anderson, 36, are facing a collective 11 charges in connection the alleged torture of a 27-year old woman with cerebral palsy and intellectual delays.