Sentencing delayed in beach assault case that left Penticton man with traumatic brain injury | CBC News
It was a vicous punch that changed Bradley Eliason’s life forever.
Eliason, 30, was at one of the City of Penticton’s beach bonfire pits on Okanagan Lake beach in 2019 when he stepped in to investigate a commotion that had erupted nearby among several people.
Within seconds, a swift uppercut from Thomas Allen-Kruger sent Eliason’s head crashing down onto a hard concrete walkway adjacent to the beach.
Kruger-Allen, 23, has pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault related to that night.
He was expected to be sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court on Wednesday at the conclusion of a sentencing hearing. However, the matter has been adjourned until next week as his defence prepares a charter challenge around allegations the RCMP arrested him…