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Sentencing in fatal drunken Parksville hit-and-run case pushed back

Ryan John Grob, 36, pleaded guilty to impaired driving casing death
Provincial courthouse in Nanaimo, located at 35 Front St. (Black Press Media file photo)

The continuation of a sentencing hearing for Ryan John Grob has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Aug. 24.

Grob, 36, was in a Nanaimo courtroom on Thursday, Aug. 12, to hear the determination of length and conditions for his sentencing in a fatal hit-and-run incident in Parksville in late August 2019.

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Grob pleaded guilty to the charge of impaired driving causing the death of Parksville’s Spencer Alexander Moore.

Thursday’s all-day hearing required a continuation for submissions from defence counsel and for Judge Karen Whonnock to render Grob’s sentence.

Whonnock initially scheduled the continuation for Aug. 17, but it has now has been moved to Aug. 24.

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Mandy Moraes

About the Author: Mandy Moraes

I joined Black Press Media in 2020 as a multimedia reporter for the Parksville Qualicum Beach News, and transferred to the News Bulletin in 2022
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