The brutal stabbing death of 23-year-old Renee Sweeney rocked the City of Sudbury to its core on Jan. 27, 1998.
Police searched for her killer for two decades and finally charged Robert Steven Wright, who was 18 years old at the time of the murder, in Dec. 2018.
After several delays, the trial began Feb. 21, 2023, just after the 25th anniversary of Sweeney's death. The jury delivered a guilty verdict after five weeks of testimony.
CTVNewsNorthernOntario.ca has compiled all of the case coverage below, including archival news footage, the arrest, trial, verdict and now that the publication ban is lifted, we can reveal some exclusive extras.
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MPP France Gélinas has reintroduced a bill aimed at increasing the availability of organs for transplant in Ontario.
Highways 11, 17 and 17B have all reopened after being closed for several hours on Saturday.
Friday was International Transgender Day of Visibility, which recognizes and celebrates the trans, two-spirit and gender-diverse community.
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With increased enrolment and some employees retiring, the Rainbow District School Board is hosting its first career fair April 1.
An unidentified threat Friday has closed Kina Awiiya Secondary Program on Albert Street East in Sault Ste. Marie.