The 72-year-old accused of murder and attempted murder in a shooting which took place near Clinton three years ago will be waiting until 2018 for his trial.

Boris Panovski’s lawyer has become a judge, leaving the accused without an attorney and six weeks to replace them.

Panovski’s lawyer is set to become a judge, meaning the case is likely to begin at some point in 2018.

Goderich’s municipal offices have been used in recent jury selection, it’s not known if the delay will mean a new jury will be selected next year.