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BREAKING: Player Involved In 2018 WJC Scandal Officially Facing A Second Criminal Charge

Published February 1, 2024 at 4:12 PM
BY SAMER
     
In a significant development, criminal charges have been filed against the five players implicated in the 2018 Team Canada World Junior investigation. Dillon Dube, Alex Formenton, Carter Hart, Michael McLeod, and Cal Foote have now been publicly named in connection with the incident.

Dillon Dube Officially Facing A Second Criminal Charge



Among the five players, Michael McLeod stands out as he is facing an additional charge not shared by the others. Specifically, he is charged as a 'party to' the crime, setting him apart from his teammates.

New: Court documents obtained by @TSN_Sports and @CTVNationalNews confirm Dillon Dube, Alex Formenton, Carter Hart, Michael McLeod and Cal Foote have all been charged with s***** a******.


"Dillon Dube on or about the 19th day of June in the year 2018 at the City of London in the Southwest Region did commit a s***** a****** on E.M., contrary to Section 271 of the Criminal Code of Canada."

The document repeats the same allegation against each of the other four players and says McLeod is also facing an additional charge of s***** a****** for "being a party to the offence."

All of the players have said they will plead not guilty and the allegations against them have not been tested in court.

The players were arrested on Jan. 26 and their next appearance date is Feb. 5, according to the documents.


As the case unfolds, more details are expected to emerge. Currently, the specifics of why McLeod is facing this additional charge remain undisclosed. The unfolding court proceedings will likely shed light on this matter.

Stay tuned for updates as the situation develops.
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