Rafferty Trial

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...

NO FORGIVENESS

CBC | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada

Tara McDonald, the mother of slain Grade 3 student Victoria (Tori) Stafford, says she is trying to move forward with her life but is "nev...

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...

Killer To Hear From Victim's Family Before Heading To Prison

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada

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

Was The Controversial Publication Ban Worth It?

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - A publication ban that prevented the public from knowing for more than seven months that Terri-Lynne McClintic had pleaded guilty to th...

Parents Shouldn't Panic About Tori Stafford

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Tori Stafford's horrific fate may be a graphic reminder to parents about the need to streetproof their children, but experts say it need not...

The Killer Couple

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Michael Rafferty had apparently for years harboured pedophilic interests and a propensity for sexual violence.Terri-Lynne McClintic had...

Conviction Has 'Lifted A Cloud' In Ontario Town

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2012 | Canada

WOODSTOCK, Ont. - A troubled southwestern Ontario community scarred by the gruesome murder of eight-year-old Victoria Stafford can finally begin to he...

Jury Reaches Verdict In Rafferty Trial

CP | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Victoria Stafford's father clutched her Grade 3 school picture — taken the day before his little girl was abducted, sexually assaulte...

What Jurors Didn't Hear

CP | Posted 05.15.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - A laptop computer belonging to the man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing Victoria Stafford was used to search onli...

Michael Rafferty's Fate In Hands Of Jury Now

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - The fate of Michael Rafferty, accused of abducting eight-year-old Victoria Stafford for his sexual gratification before brutally killin...

Rafferty Trial Nears End

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Do not be fooled by the "murderous duo" of Terri-Lynne McClintic and Michael Rafferty, the jury that will soon be deciding Rafferty's f...

Rafferty's Mom Breaks Silence: 'My Son Is Innocent'

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Terri-Lynne McClintic is like "Jekyll and Hyde," casting herself as an unwilling participant in her lover's scheme to abduct a child, w...

Crown: Rafferty More Than Just A Bystander

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - Michael Rafferty used his disturbed lover as a "violent pawn" to help him carry out the abduction, rape and murder of eight-year-old Vi...

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...

Father Of Murdered Girl Vows To Be At Trial For 'Every Word'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - The father of a slain eight-year-old girl says he hopes to be in court for ''every word'' of her accused killer's case, which got under...