Michael Rafferty guilty of first degree murder in Tori Stafford case
Michael Rafferty was found guilty of first-degree murder, sex assault causing bodily harm and kidnapping Victoria (Tori) Stafford. He is guilty of all counts charged against him.
The Grade 3 student was last seen outside her elementary school on April 8, 2009 in Woodstock, Ont., west of Toronto.
There will still be a sentencing hearing at 10 a.m. on Tuesday where there will be victim impact statement.
Rafferty had no reaction from the prisoner’s box. The conviction carries an automatic life sentence.