Trial date set for Alek Minassian, accused in Toronto van attack that killed 10

Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, is charged in the deadly van massacre on Yonge St. in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018.LinkedIn

The Richmond Hill man accused of killing 10 people in a van attack in north Toronto will go on trial on Feb. 3, 2020.

Alek Minassian, 26, didn’t appear in court Tuesday but his lawyer Boris Bytensky and North York Crown attorney Joe Callaghan set his trial date during the case’s first time in Superior Court.

Lawyers estimated the trial would last three to four months, but that time frame could be shortened in the intervening time frame.

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