Saturday, March 28, 2020

Man accused in murder of BC girl says he ‘lost it’ during attack

VANCOUVER - A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl more than 40 years ago says he “lost it” during his attack on the victim, according to a videotaped confession that was played for a jury Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)

St. Mike’s scandal grows to three incidents, seven accused

TORONTO - The assault scandal at prestigious St. Michael’s College School has swollen to three different episodes and now involves seven students who are facing serious criminal charges. (Toronto Sun)

Man accused of sexual assault may still be active on dating apps police warn

EDMONTON - Police say a man charged with multiple counts of sexual assault — including one which allegedly occurred on a Tinder date — may still be active on dating sites. (Edmonton Journal)

Police make arrest after string of York University-area sex assaults

TORONTO - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man after five violent sexual assaults over the last two months near York University, most recently twice last Thursday. (Toronto Sun)

Police identify 16 new potential victims after arrest of ex-Montreal police officer, hockey coach

Longueuil police have identified 16 potential new victims in connection with François Lamarre, a former hockey coach and retired Montreal police officer who is facing charges related to the alleged sexual assault of four minors. (Global News)

Serial rapist who held women as ‘sex slaves’ convicted

EASTON, Pa. - A jury has convicted a Pennsylvania man of serial rape and human trafficking charges that could put him in prison for life. (Ottawa Sun)

Woman sexually assaulted in downtown Toronto condo

Toronto Police are searching for two suspects after a woman was sexually assaulted at a downtown condo early Wednesday. (Toronto Sun)

Police find 500 videotapes in home of suspected serial rapist

Michigan police found nearly 500 videotapes in the home of a rape suspect and now have to modernize them in order to see if he is responsible for assaults going back decades, officials said. (NBC News)

Man gets 33 life sentences for rapes while wrongly free

LONDON - A convicted burglar who assaulted and raped women and children during a two-week rampage across Britain while wrongly free from jail was given 33 life sentences on Monday, with the judge saying he would never cease to be a danger to society. (Toronto Sun)

‘Torture for five days’: Woman testifies she was raped, beaten kept for five days in walk-in closet

A Calgary woman told court Wednesday she was beaten and forced to perform sex acts for five days in a “walk-in closet” while pregnant. (Calgary Herald)

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