The public safety minister says he'll "examine the facts" of the case.
Michael Rafferty was sentenced to life in prison in 2012.
TORONTO - The man convicted of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford should get a publicly funded lawyer as he tries to
TORONTO - The jury that convicted Michael Rafferty of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford should have considered that
"Their solution," the Crown attorney told a rapt courtroom in Kingston, Ontario, "was to remove the diseased limb entirely
TORONTO — Michael Rafferty has cleared a hurdle to proceed with an appeal of his murder conviction in the killing of eight
KITCHENER, Ont. - The woman serving a life sentence for the first-degree murder of Tori Stafford has added another conviction
Michael Rafferty, the Toronto man found guilty of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl, is appealing his murder conviction
TORONTO - The man found guilty of raping and killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford has missed the deadline to appeal his
Three odd cases of "justice" are in the news these days, all of them likely to make those who don't commit crimes uneasy. No sane person wants an innocent person wrongly convicted (hence the abolishment of the death penalty). By the same token, no sane person wants a guilty person freed on a technicality. Marian Andrzejewski, Byron Sonne and Michael Rafferty all made headlines for their less-than-usual cases.