June 24, 2014 9:47 am

Case delayed for men charged in Harley Lawrence bus shelter death

A rose in memory of Harley Lawrence is pictured inside a bus shelter in Berwick, N.S. on April 25, 2014.

Mike Dembeck/The Canadian Press

KENTVILLE, N.S. – The case of two men charged in the death of a homeless man in Nova Scotia has been adjourned until July 23.

Daniel Wayne Surette and Kyle David James Fredericks were charged in April with first-degree murder.

The body of Harley Lawrence was found last Oct. 23 in a burned-out bus shelter in Berwick, a small town in the Annapolis Valley.

Police have released few details about the case, including the cause of the 62-year-old man’s death.

Dates for a preliminary hearing were expected to be set Tuesday, but that will now take place when the case returns to court next month.

Fredericks’s lawyer, Geoffrey Newton, requested the adjournment saying he had just received disclosure from the Crown.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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