Brazeau health issues put off assault case until February

Patrick Brazeau's next court date on assault and sexual assault charges put off until Feb. 14, 2014, over unspecified health issues.

Unspecified health issues delay Patrick Brazeau's court date on assault and sexual assault charges

The criminal case against suspended Senator Patrick Brazeau has been delayed over unspecified health issues.

Senator Patrick Brazeau's next court date on assault and sexual assault charges was put off until Feb. 14 over unspecified health issues. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

Brazeau's lawyer was in a Quebec court Wednesday, where the senator faces charges of assault and sexual assault over an incident last February.

The case was put over until Feb. 14, 2014 after his lawyer told the court that Brazeau has health problems.

Crown prosecutor Sylvain Petitclerc said he was made aware of the health issues, but neither he nor Brazeau's lawyer would spell out the nature of the concerns.

Brazeau was not in court.

On Tuesday, the RCMP revealed they are seeking bank records for the senator in connection with disallowed housing expense claims.


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