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Boris Panovski intends to represent himself in court

By Dave Flaherty, The Post

Boris Panovski. (File photo)

Boris Panovski. (File photo)

Accused murderer Boris Panovski has made it clear he intends to represent himself in court.

“I know I’m not guilty. I’d like my trial to start as soon as possible,” Panovski said through a Macedonian interpreter during a Goderich court appearance on Monday.

Panovski is charged with the murder of Don Frigo and the attempted murder of his wife Eva Willer Frigo.

He told the court he has no interest in applying for Legal Aid and requested that his disclosure be sent to him.

“I don’t want anyone to represent me,” Panovski said.

Laura Grant, Assistant Huron County Crown Attorney, said they have asked Bob Richardson, a Toronto-based lawyer who Panovski had previously retained, to send the disclosure to them.

“The Crown is anxious to move this case forward,” Grant said.

Panovski has also requested that an interpreter be sent to the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre in London to help him read the disclosure.

He was ordered to appear in person in Goderich court on Feb. 23.