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CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Offences against person and reputation - Kidnapping, hostage taking and abduction

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 11:48 AM  

Trial of the accused, Brandon Blackmore, Gail Blackmore, and James Oler, for removal of a child from Canada for the purpose of a sexual offence. In 2004, the accused were members of a community of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at Bountiful, British Columbia. Brandon and Gail were the natural parents of MMB, age 13. The Crown alleged that Brandon, assisted by Gail, removed MMB from Canada and transported her to the United States to facilitate her marriage to Jeffs, the...