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Calgary psychiatrist released on bail
Dr. Aubrey Levin has been released on interim bail pending the outcome of the appeal of his sentence of sexual assault.
Published Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:06PM MST
Last Updated Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:13PM MST
Dr. Aubrey Levin, convicted of sexual assault and sentenced to five years behind bars, has been released on bail after serving just 13 nights in prison.
The former doctor was convicted in January following a four month long trial.
The judge in the trial said that he would have received an eight year sentence were it not for his advanced age and poor health.
His defence lawyers presented an appeal as soon as the sentence was handed down and they were granted interim bail while his appeal proceedings go on.
The Alberta Court of Appeal has yet to determine if it will grant a new trial for Levin.
Levin’s wife Erica has been charged with obstruction after she allegedly attempted to bribe a juror during the court case.
She is scheduled to appear in Calgary Provincial Court on Feb. 14.