An elderly man from Richmond Co. charged with 12 sexual offences has had a number of dates set aside for his preliminary inquiry.
RCMP say they charged Delmore Boudreau, 90, of Petit-de-Grat following an eight-month investigation into allegations of historical sexual assault in May.
They say their investigation started when one victim came forward; a total of nine victims were identified.
Police say the victims were between the ages of four and 12 at the time of the offences, which took place on Isle Madame between 1966 and 1986.
Boudreau elected a trial by judge and jury in Nova Scotia Supreme Court during an election-and-plea hearing in May.
He had 13 days set aside for his preliminary inquiry, which will determine if there’s enough evidence to send his case to trial, in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court Friday morning.
Five of the days are in October, starting Oct. 22; the remaining eight are in November.