A memorial for Matt Reeder was set up on Baker Street. He died after an alleged assault by Miles Halverson on June 5. Photo: Tyler Harper

UPDATED: Manslaughter added to charges faced by man accused of Nelson attack

Miles Halverson’s next hearing is June 25 in Nelson court

Miles Halverson has been charged with aggravated assault and manslaughter in the death of Matt Reeder.

Halverson allegedly assaulted Reeder on June 5 in Nelson on the 600 block of Baker Street.

The Slocan resident was initially charged with aggravated assault before manslaughter was added to the charges in a Castlegar court Thursday.

Related: Matt Reeder remembered at memorial in Nelson

Halverson’s next hearing will be June 25 in Nelson to determine whether he gets a judicial interim release, otherwise known as bail.

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