Stabbing in courthouse cells prompts judge’s call for security cameras
By Canadian SecurityNews Public Sector
On Friday morning, Michael Monney, 23, was rushed to St. Michael’s Hospital from the cells of the Toronto Superior Court of Justice with a 5cm gash on his forehead.
Who did it, and how, remains unknown — but, according to Sandra Craig, the administrator in charge of the courthouse’s 89 officers, Monney is the third person to be hospitalized after an assault in the courthouse cells this year, and at least 20 potential weapons, including four makeshift knives, have been confiscated.
This prompted the judge presiding over Monney’s appearance on a charge of first-degree murder to ask the province to install cameras in the cells.
Read the full story on the Toronto Star website here.
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