Dennis Beilhartz found not guilty of sexual assaultFriday, October 11, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
Earlier this afternoon a jury of seven women and five men returned with a verdict of not guilty in the sexual assault trial of 33-year-old Dennis Beilhartz.
The complainant maintained that Beilhartz raped her after she fell asleep on his couch on January 2, 20112.
He said the sex was consensual.
The trial began on Monday and concluded with instructions to the jury by Superior Court Justice Edward Gareau this morning.
Proceedings were covered by a publication ban on reporting evidence that may identify the complainant.