2nd Degree Murder Charge laid in alleged assault incident in Trail in 2017

A 2nd degree murder charge has now been laid in the death of Harold Paddock in Trail in 2017.

Sergeant Mike Wicentowich says on August 22nd 2017 an incident occurred downtown where an elderly gentleman was found with a head injury. 

Wicentowich says as a result of an assault the elderly gentleman passed away.

Joel Anderson has been in custody since the alleged incident, and will appear by video in Rossland Provincial Court tomorrow.