NewsRegional News Suspect in fatal assault appears in Nelson court SHARE ON: Greg Nesteroff, staff Monday, Jun. 11th, 2018 Nelson courthouse A man accused in a fatal assault in Nelson last week has made his first court appearance. Miles Halverson will be back before a judge on Thursday in Castlegar. He’s charged with a single count of aggravated assault but crown counsel is reviewing that. Matt Reeder, 45, died in hospital after he was allegedly attacked in the 600 block of Baker Street.