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Attempted murder case set over as defence awaits more information


Scheduling a bail hearing for a Torbay man suspected of trying to kill a woman has been put off again as the defence awaits more information from police.

Samuel Garth Tapper is lead out of provincial court in St. John’s on Thursday. He has been charged with attempted murder.

When the case of Samuel Garth Tapper was called in provincial court in St. John’s this morning, Tapper's lawyer Jeff Brace told the judge he was still awaiting disclosure from the RNC evidence package.

Lawyers agreed set the case over to May 27.

Tapper was arrested April 20 after police responded to a call of a domestic disturbance at a home in Torbay at 11:55 p.m.

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On arrival, they found a woman had been assaulted with a weapon. She has since been treated in hospital and released.

Tapper has been charged with attempted murder, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, break and entry, and breaching a court order.

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