A trial for a Vernon chiropractor accused of sexual assault has been rescheduled, causing a significant delay. Murray Kievit, the former chiropractor facing two charges of sexual assault from a patient in December 2021, was supposed to appear in Vernon provincial court for trial on January 15. However, his lawyer requested an adjournment, which was granted. The new trial date has yet to be determined.
This case has raised serious concerns in the Okanagan and Similkameen area. It highlights the importance of ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals seeking healthcare services. Sexual assault allegations are taken very seriously, and it is crucial to have a fair and thorough investigation to determine the truth.
As the trial gets rescheduled and moves forward, it is important for the community to remain informed and vigilant. It is our responsibility to support survivors and create a safe environment for everyone. OKDAILY will continue to follow this case closely and provide updates on any developments. Our thoughts are with the alleged victim and anyone else affected by this situation.