Dustin Paxton

Torturer Appeals Everything

CBC | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Calgary man who was declared a dangerous offender for torturing his roommate and business partner is appealing his conviction and sentence. Dust...

Throwing Away The Key

CP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A judge has determined a convicted torturer meets the criteria to be considered a dangerous offender and she has handed him an indeterminate...

Will He Be Locked Up For Life?

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A judge has determined a convicted torturer meets the criteria to be considered a dangerous offender and she has handed him an indeterminate...

His Victim Asks 'Assaults' Be Recognized As Torture

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Alberta

He was the victim of torture so intense, severe, ritualistic and secretive that his own family was unaware it was happening until his near-lifeless bo...

'In A Constant State Of Confusion And Fear': Torture Victim

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A convicted torturer smirked and shook his head in the prisoner's box Wednesday as the former roommate he starved, maimed and defiled told a...

Dire Warning About Convicted Torturer

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Crown at a dangerous offender hearing for convicted torturer Dustin Paxton argued Tuesday that he is a high risk to reoffend and difficu...

Psychiatric Evidence Allowed At Hearing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A Calgary judge has ruled that medical notes and psychiatric reports are admissible as evidence in Dustin Paxton's dangerous offender hearin...

Behaving Badly, Indifferent, Controlling

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A social worker says convicted sex offender Dustin Paxton feigned indifference during group counselling sessions but exerted a great deal of...

Hearing Begins For Man Who Tortured And Starved Roommate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A dangerous offender hearing for a man convicted of torturing his former roommate has begun in Calgary.Dustin Ward Paxton, 33, was found gui...

Hearing For Man Who Tortured And Starved Roommate

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A dangerous offender hearing for a man convicted of torturing his former roommate is to begin this summer.Dustin Ward Paxton, 33, was convic...

'You Sir, Are A Monster'

The Huffington Post Canada | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada

"Their solution," the Crown attorney told a rapt courtroom in Kingston, Ontario, "was to remove the diseased limb entirely and prune the tree back to ...

Will He Be Labelled As A Dangerous Offender?

CBC | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

A Crown prosecutor told a Calgary judge Wednesday that the application for dangerous offender status for Dustin Paxton, who was accused of torturing h...

What's Hiding In Dustin Paxton's Psychiatric Report?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The lawyer of a man convicted of torturing a former roommate has concerns about a psychiatric report being compiled for his sentencing.When ...

Paxton Torture Trial Comes To An End

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - They met in Winnipeg, two young men eager to head to Calgary with a dream of making money on a business of their own.But within just a few ...

Prairie Torture Trial Ends

CBC | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

The defence team in the Dustin Paxton trial wrapped up its final arguments Friday after three days of trying to poke holes in the testimon...

Accused Torturer Was Angry, Violent: Court

CBC | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada

A Crown prosecutor at the Prairie torture trial of Dustin Paxton said there are very few cases of this magnitude, during closing argument...

Paxton's Alleged Victim Did Sex Acts To Stop Torture

CBC | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada

Cross-examination of Dustin Paxton's alleged victim began Tuesday afternoon with a defence lawyer inquiring if Paxton explicitly asked hi...

'I Would Do Anything Not To Get Beaten Any More'

CP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A man the Crown alleges was tortured by his former roommate says he was beaten so viciously he thought he was going to die and he submitted ...

Alleged Torture Victim Describes Regular Beatings, Whipping

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada

CALGARY - A man allegedly tortured by his former roommate says the beatings started the first day they were together in Calgary, but he never left bec...

Paxton Explodes At Torture Trial

CBC | Posted 10.28.2011 | Canada

Dustin Paxton exploded with rage, uttering obscenities in a Calgary court Thursday during testimony from a TV cameraman who lived below h...

Torture Victim Appeared To Have 'Advanced Cancer'

CBC | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada

A forensic specialist described Dustin Paxton's alleged assault victim as looking like he had advanced cancer. Dr. Elizabeth ...

Paxton's Alleged Victim Appeared Brain Damaged, Officer Says

CBC | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada

Dustin Paxton's alleged torture victim appeared to have brain damage, a Regina police officer who met the man in 2010 testified in a Calg...

Paxton Admitted To Beating Roommate, Trial Told

CBC | Posted 10.13.2011 | Canada

A former employee and friend of Dustin Paxton testified in a Calgary court Wednesday that Paxton admitted beating the man he is accused o...

Accused Smashed Victim's Head Through Wall, Calgary Court Told

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada

CALGARY - A Calgary man accused of torturing and starving his former roommate engaged in a regular pattern of physical and mental abuse and once smash...