Lawyer from Tori Stafford murder trial now a judge
Victoria 'Tori' Stafford went missing on April 8, 2009. Her remains were found nearly four months later.
LONDON, Ont. - A lawyer who represented a young woman who pleaded guilty in Woodstock, Ont., to the murder of an eight-year-old girl is now a judge.
London, Ont., lawyer Jeanine LeRoy will be a judge on the Ontario Court of Justice, effective next Wednesday.
She represented Terri-Lynne McClintic, who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the April 2009 killing of eight-year-old Tori Stafford.
LeRoy has been a lawyer for about 20 years and was involved in several high-profile cases in southwestern Ontario.