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Man who allegedly beat mother appears in Kelowna court

Kevin Lee Barrett was charged with attempted murder

Kevin Lee Barrett, 60 appeared in court May 7 on charges of attempted murder.

It’s alleged Barret assaulted a 79-year-old woman, drove her up to a forested area of Westside Road and left her in the bush on April 29.

It is alleged that the victim was his mother.

READ MORE: Assault on elderly West Kelowna woman now attempted murder charge

The elderly woman was seriously injured and was in desperate need of medical attention.

A man and a woman helped the 79-year-old woman out of the rural backcountry to the RCMP and paramedics where she was rushed to hospital.

Barrett will appear in court again for a bail hearing May 13 at 9:30 a.m.

READ MORE: Attack on elderly woman leaves West Kelowna police searching for tips

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