UPDATE: Doyle released from hospital, trial to resume

By: The Associated Press


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The embezzlement trial of the founder of a Rhode Island-based international sport institute is expected to resume after he was released from a hospital.        

The daughter of Dan Doyle, the founder of the Institute for International Sport, says he plans to return to court Thursday after being released from the University of Connecticut Health Center.     

Doyle, of West Hartford, Connecticut, faces 18 counts, including embezzlement and forgery.       

Doyle last week threatened to initiate a sit-in and hunger strike in the courtroom over complaints he is not receiving a fair trial. The trial began in September and was put on hold this week.        

Meg Doyle didn’t disclose her father’s medical condition but says the family holds Rhode Island responsible for the hospitalization because it’s been perpetrating a “witch hunt” against him.

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