Calvin Barry, who is representing Michael Wekerle, the former Dragons’ Den star, told the Toronto Star last week that he wasn’t sure exactly how long the accused had been living with his uncle.
Over the holidays an 18 year old man died at his Caledon estate, while Michael was away for the Christmas holidays. Police have charged his nephew, Johnathan Weir with first-degree murder in the case, who Calvin Barry is also representing.
“We’re going to mount a vigorous defence,” Barry said. “He’s innocent.”
Barry said he will seek to have Weir released on bail at a hearing scheduled for Jan. 21 in Orangeville court.
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