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    Trial Thread 4/5/2012

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    the crown will present its case in chapters:

    Chapter 1: The day of the kidnapping. The surveillance video showing Rafferty driving up the street outside Tori's school and McClintic walking Tori up the street. Witnesses from and around Oliver Stephens public school will talk about seeing Tori.
    An identification officer will use photographs and maps to show the route from Woodstock to Guelph.
    Tori's mother, Tara McDonald, will testify about the frantic hours the family spent looking for Tori.

    Chapter 2: Terri-Lynne McClintic. "She was an essential part of all that happened," Gowdey said. "I expect her credibility will be a major issue in this case."

    Chapter 3: Guelph -- video surveillance and bank records detailing the events there.

    Chapter 4: the Mount Forest death scene, which the jury will visit. "It will be difficult to go to the very place where this happened, I know that, but understanding the crime scene is crucial to understanding the crime," Gowdey said. Photographs, some of them graphic, will be used to explain "exactly how the killing happened." "Unfortunately it is only through them that you can fully understand (the) evidence," Gowdey said.

    Chapter 5: Police interaction with Rafferty.

    Chapter 6: The searches of Rafferty and McClintic's residences and the evidence found.

    Chapter 7: The Honda Civic. What was found inside.

    Chapter 8: Rafferty's connection to the Mount Forest area.

    Chapter 9: Comments Rafferty made to friends after April 8. "He had some interesting things to say to other people about Terri-Lynne McClintic and about the kidnapping itself," Gowdey said.

    Chapter 10: The May 15 weekend and Rafferty's actions.

    Chapter 11: The BlackBerry. The BlackBerry allowed police to track his movements April 8 and after.

    Chapter 12: A recap of the surveillance video.
    http://www.lfpress.com/news/london/r.../19463111.html

    Salem's warning from last week:
    Okay everybody - LISTEN UP! We are not bashing, accusing or blaming Tori's family here. It won't be allowed.
    Children walk home from school every day without incident. Parents are not perfect, it's just not possible. Tori's parents DID NOT do this to her. TLM and an accomplice DID. That is where the blame goes.
    We had a lot of family bashing in the early parts of this investigation after Tori went missing and a lot of baseless accusations - NONE OF WHICH PROVED TO BE TRUE. Victim and family bashing will not be allowed during this trial.
    Thank you,
    Salem
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    and reposting SoSueMe's warning:
    As some of you may have noticed, the members following this case are dropping in numbers. It's disheartening to us because we need and welcome discussion of both sides of every issue on Websleuths.
    Zero tolerance means ZERO tolerance. Please discuss this case with respect to your fellow members. Subtle and veiled harassment and/or talking in code about other members will not be tolerated.
    A word of caution on the Alerts in this forum. If you alert a post, make sure it is a clear violation of our Terms of Service. A difference of opinion is not a violation of TOS.
    Please note that everything discussed in court and printed/tweeted is now within the realm of discussion. WS has never and does not now have a policy of "innocent until proven guilty." That is for the court room. Here, we discuss, speculate, theorize and judge according to the opinions we develop from following the case.
    Keeping that in mind, abuse of our alert system is a good way to find yourself in timeout or worse. Abuse of the alert systems includes, but is not limited to:
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    Once you have alerted a post, move on and don't question the decisions of our Administrators, Moderators or Owners.
    Following this trial is very important to our members and we're going to see that they have their day in court. The "zero tolerance" policy in this forum will continue and it will be enforced.
    Thank you and please carry on.
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    Last edited by Salem; 04-05-2012 at 11:26 AM. Reason: Highlight chapters

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    Trial Thread 4/5/2012

    Please continue here. We are now done with Chapter 5, and working on Chapter 6 of the Crown's case. If all goes well, maybe we will even get to Chapter 7.
    Last edited by Salem; 04-05-2012 at 11:34 AM. Reason: update Chapters

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    Good Morning!

    Justice for Holly Bobo🎀

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    If I'm not mistaken, we're on Chapter 6.

    The search of the accused child kidnapper/rapist/murderer's home.

    Michael Rafferty trial to hear about search of his home following his arrest

    LONDON, Ont. - The trial of a man accused of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford will hear evidence today about what police found after they searched his home.
    http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/can...146233605.html
    Justice for Holly Bobo🎀

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    Jezebel: I missed your post yesterday. No unfortunately my plans didn't work out and I can't attend this week. I'm still hopeful that I will make a trip before this trial is over.
    Justice for Holly Bobo🎀

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    Christie Blatchford: Massive police search for Tori Stafford shows simple power of a child
    Christie Blatchford Apr 4, 2012 – 8:28 PM ET

    LONDON, Ont. – As the third anniversary of Victoria (Tori) Stafford’s slaying approaches, one of the few enduring comforts from that time is how the little girl’s disappearance galvanized police across Ontario.
    http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/...er-of-a-child/
    Justice for Holly Bobo🎀

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    Yes, we are on Chapter six now. These are that last few tweets from yesterday:

    @AM980_Court
    • Scoyne also searched Rafferty's home, be tells the court.

    @AM980_Court

    • Carnegie says they won't have time to get through those photos, so we'll end for the day. Resuming with Scoyne on the stand.

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    AM980_Court
    • The jury at the Michael Rafferty murder trial will hear evidence today about what Police found after searching his home

    Tori Stafford Trial to Hear About Police Search of Rafferty's Home


    The trial of a man accused of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford will hear evidence Thursday about what police found after they searched his home.
    http://www.am980.ca/channels/news/lo...spx?ID=1681887

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    Quote Originally Posted by matou View Post
    AM980_Court
    • The jury at the Michael Rafferty murder trial will hear evidence today about what Police found after searching his home

    Tori Stafford Trial to Hear About Police Search of Rafferty's Home



    http://www.am980.ca/channels/news/lo...spx?ID=1681887
    can't imagine what left they would find; he appeared to be so busy before that IMO
    As always, JMO

    Evil is; as evil does.


    Prayers for Jun Lin, his family and those that love him.
    Justice is patient, relentless in its pursuit and is on the march for Justin Lin....

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    The trial of a man accused of killing eight-year-old Victoria Stafford will hear evidence today about what police found after they searched his home.

    http://m.ctv.ca/topstories/20120405/...me-120405.html


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    I won't be around this morning.....home renovations still ongoing

    Hopefully our wonderful posters can post the tweets!
    Justice for Holly Bobo🎀

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~n/t~ View Post
    I won't be around this morning.....home renovations still ongoing

    Hopefully our wonderful posters can post the tweets!
    I won't be posting any tweets this morning either. I think Sailor Bug will be able to and hopefully some others too. xo

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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunde...rnography.html

    This is just another reason why we as members of our communities have to be aware of what is going on around us, be observant and question those things that don't seem right...and then do something. JMO Unbelievable the dastardliness of some folks.

    Tip: Keep a notepad and pen at easy reach. If you see vehicles in your neighbourhood that make you "wonder"..right down license plate, date, time and color of vehicle in case that information is needed at later date. Many times LE will canvass areas and ask residents if they have seen any suspicious vehicles in the area on such a date.
    As always, JMO

    Evil is; as evil does.


    Prayers for Jun Lin, his family and those that love him.
    Justice is patient, relentless in its pursuit and is on the march for Justin Lin....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    Please continue here. We are now in Chapter 5 of the Crown's case.
    We are actually on chapter 6. What is found in Raffertys house....

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    • Today is the last day the #Rafferty trial sits before the third anniversary of #ToriStafford's disappearance. She was last seen on Apr8,2009

    I will always be reminded of Tori at Easter. RIP xoxo

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