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Home invasion suspect's bail hearing concludes

Home invasion suspect's bail hearing concludes

A Corner Brook court will soon determine how much longer Massey Drive resident Andre Lecuyer, one of two suspects in a home invasion, will remain in custody. Lecuyer is charged with forcible confinement, armed robbery and break and enter over a January 2014 home invasion at the home of Tim Mitchell. Lecuyer has appeared in court several times since January for breaching court orders by failing t…

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