Michael Rafferty Tori Stafford

Public Should Fund Rafferty Appeal: Court

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada

TORONTO - The man convicted of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford should get a publicly funded lawyer as he tries to appeal, Ontario's highest c...

Rodney Stafford Looks For Positives In Tori's Death, Trial

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada

WOODSTOCK, Ont. - Victoria Stafford's father sat through the trial of his daughter's killer, often listening to details about the horror the eight-yea...

Rafferty Stands 'Firmly Behind Not Guilty'

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. -- The powerful and angry words of the judge presiding over Michael Rafferty's case rang through the courtroom Tuesday -- "twisted," "dev...

Tori Stafford Suspect Constantly Checking News After Girl's Disappearance

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - In the days following Victoria Stafford's disappearance, the man accused of killing her began dating new women and worked on his beat-u...

Stafford Trial Hearing About Forensics

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Traces of blood found in a car allegedly used to abduct Victoria Stafford belonged — with near certainty — to the eight-year-old a...

Trial To Hear About Search Of Rafferty's Home

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - A hazy picture of the man accused of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford began to emerge Thursday, with glimpses of a life filled ...

Jurors To Visit Scene Of Stafford Death

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Standing in the spot where Victoria Stafford was allegedly raped and killed, there is little except trees and open fields as far as the...

Accused Tori Killer Was 'Stressed Out' After Her Disappearance

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - The man accused of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford looked "haggard" and seemed stressed out in the days after her death, court...

McClintic Microwaved A Dog, Court Hears

CP | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada

The lawyer for Michael Thomas Rafferty's suggested in court Friday that his client didn't know what was in store when Terri-Lynne McClint...

McClintic Video Contradicts Testimony On Who Killed Tori

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - A jury saw glimpses Wednesday of two strikingly different Terri-Lynne McClintics: one, the weeping teen who claims she unwittingly led ...

Tori Stafford's Parents Sit Through Painful Details During Trial

CBC | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada

Tori Stafford’s mother and father, like the parents of other slain children, sit through all the criminal proceedings, willing themselv...

Investigator Tears Up During Stafford Testimony

CP | Allison Jones | Posted 03.08.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - A huge contingent of police officers worked flat out for up to 20 hours a day over six weeks in hopes of finding eight-year-old Victori...

Tori's Mom Bought Drugs At Home Of Child's Killer

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Victoria Stafford's mother crossed paths before with the woman convicted of the eight-year-old's murder when she bought drugs at her ho...

Horrifying Details Laid Bare

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Eight-year-old Victoria Stafford's brutally beaten body, clad only in a Hannah Montana T-shirt, lay for 103 days in garbage bags under ...