Victoria Stafford

Child-Killer Wants Public To Fund Appeal

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada

TORONTO - The jury that convicted Michael Rafferty of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford should have considered that he might have been only an ...

'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 ...

Tori Stafford Killer A Step Closer To Appeal

Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada

TORONTO — Michael Rafferty has cleared a hurdle to proceed with an appeal of his murder conviction in the killing of eight-year-old Victoria Staffor...

Michael Rafferty Appeals Murder Sentence

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada

Michael Rafferty, the Toronto man found guilty of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl, is appealing his murder conviction, according to various ...

Rafferty Misses Deadline To Appeal His Conviction

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The man found guilty of raping and killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford has missed the deadline to appeal his conviction.But Michael Raf...

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...

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...

McClintic Facing Inmate Assault Trial

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The woman already serving a life sentence for killing eight-year-old Tori Stafford will go on trial in mid-September to face a charge of ass...

Tori Stafford's Father: 'I Don't Want To Keep Reliving That Day'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2012 | Canada

WOODSTOCK, Ont. - It has been three years since eight-year-old Victoria Stafford vanished outside her school in Woodstock, Ont., and in the midst of t...

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...

Rafferty Trial Hears From First Witnesses

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

LONDON, Ont. - On the last day of Victoria Stafford's life, the "lovely little girl" used a computer to research plants, got her tights wet by jumping...

Jury In Stafford Murder Trial To Visit Site Where Body Was Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - The jury in the trial of a man accused of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford will visit the place where her body was found.The ju...