An Ontario decide has set a sentencing listening to in October for musician Jacob Hoggard‘s sexual assault case.
A jury discovered the Hedley frontman responsible of sexual assault inflicting bodily hurt towards an Ottawa lady final Sunday.
Hoggard was discovered not responsible of the identical offence towards a teenage fan.
The 37-year-old musician had pleaded not responsible to 2 counts of sexual assault inflicting bodily hurt — one associated to every complainant — and one depend of sexual interference, a cost that refers back to the sexual touching of somebody beneath 16.
Throughout trial, prosecutors alleged Hoggard repeatedly raped the 2 complainants in separate incidents within the fall of 2016. Additionally they alleged he groped the teenager after a Hedley live performance in April 2016, when she was 15.
The defence argued that the groping by no means occurred, and that Hoggard had consensual intercourse with every of the complainants.
His sentencing listening to is ready for Oct. 6.
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