Thursday, May 29, 2014

Stuckless asked why his victims waited so long to report him

TORONTO - Convicted sex predator Gordon Stuckless was asked Thursday why dozens of his victims waited decades to report his crimes to the police.

“You got away with this for 40 years,” suggested Crown attorney Kelly Beale.

“I can’t give you a definitive answer why they didn’t speak up. I can say I didn’t threaten them. Maybe they were ashamed of what I was doing to them,” said Stuckless.

He testified he was terrified of being detected but he denied threatening physical violence against his victims or their families to ensure their silence.

“I may have said, ‘Don’t tell anyone. This is wrong,’” said Stuckless.  (more...)

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