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Murder charge in Stafford case

Two suspects—a man and a woman—charged with abducting and killing Victoria Stafford

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The six-week mystery surrounding the disappearance of 8-year-old Victoria Stafford has ended in tragedy. Police in Woodstock, Ont., have charged a 29-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman with the abduction and murder of the Grade 3 student, who was last seen on an April 8th surveillance video holding the hand of an unidentified woman. Officers are now combing a rural area of Guelph in search of the young girl’s body. The suspects—Michael Thomas Rafferty and Terri-Lynne McClintic—made brief court appearances this morning, where they were formally indicted. Detectives are planning to discuss the case later today at a 3:00 p.m. press conference.

CBC News

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