Jessie Simpson in his 2016 grad photo
|Kristopher Teichrieb's preliminary inquiry was scheduled for 4 days but concluded in a few hours with Teichrieb being ordered to stand trial. He is charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault that left 18-year-old Jessie Simpson unconscious. Simpson, who has since turned 19, has been in a coma ever since June, 2016.|
A Kamloops man who has been behind bars since beating a teen into a coma had his B.C. Supreme Court bail hearing delayed to give his lawyer more time to deal with a new charge — one that alleges he counselled another inmate at a Surrey jail to commit assault causing bodily harm. The new charge against Kristopher Teichrieb dates back to late October. A court-ordered ban prevents any additional information from being published.
|Charged with the attempted murder of a Savona teen, Kristopher Teichrieb has remained in custody since June 19.|
Still unconscious and on life support after an assault, Jessie Simpson turned 19 years old on July 26. His mother Sue has been at his bedside daily since the assault. Jesse Simpson remains unresponsive in a coma in hospital. Reports have suggested he is brain dead and would likely not survive if taken off medical support. A publication ban remains in effect.
|Kristopher Teichrieb said little during a brief appearance in Kamloops provincial court on Monday, June 27. Kristopher Teichrieb is charged with attempted murder in connection to the assault of Jessie Simpson. Defence lawyer Jeremy Jensen hinted at the fact Teichrieb’s charge could be upgraded to murder if Simpson’s condition changes. Jensen asked that a potential bail hearing be delayed.|
Bail hearings for people charged with murder take place in B.C. Supreme Court. If Teichrieb’s charge is not upgraded, his bail hearing on the attempted murder charge would take place in provincial court. Jesse Simpson has been declared brain dead by doctors.
|19-year-old Jessie Simpson remained in a coma on Monday after being beaten, reportedly with a baseball bat, on Holt Street in Kamloops in the early-morning hours of Sunday, June 19.|
Kristopher Teichrieb, 39, has been charged with attempted murder. Teichrieb will appear in court on Thursday.
Family of Simpson have been told by doctors that he is brain dead. Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said the incident occurred at about 4:50 a.m. when a resident looked out his window and saw a male standing in his driveway. He went outside to confront the unwanted visitor and assaulted the man with a weapon.
|Jessie Simpson, who graduated from South Kamloops secondary this year, was coming home from a grad party before the violent incident. He is described as small, standing about 5-foot-6, with a slight build. https://www.gofundme.com/2adhpvg
Jesse Simpson was chased down Holt Street and suffered three open skull fractures.