Arson accused denied bail

A man accused of setting two fires at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre was denied bail in Red Deer provincial court on Friday.

A man accused of setting two fires at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre was denied bail in Red Deer provincial court on Friday.

Layton Wyatt, 18, was in custody at Red Deer Remand Centre, charged in connection with arson relating to fires in Unit 36 on March 3 and Unit 34 on April 24.

He had been in custody at the hospital, where he was detained for treatment under the Mental Health Act.

On Friday, Wyatt was remanded for a psychological assessment at Edmonton Remand.

He returns to court in Red Deer on July 9.