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EVIDENCE - Witnesses - Credibility - Prior consistent statements

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 8:48 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Untinen, from convictions for unlawful confinement and two counts of sexual assault. The complainant was a frail woman in her 50s who described a violent sexual assault by the accused following an evening of drinking in March 2014. The complainant sought medical treatment the following day. Two days later, she gave a videotaped statement to police detailing the allegations. In May 2014, the complainant was diagnosed with a progressive form of dementia affecting short-term memory in a distortive manner without any intention...