Lynne Harper, 12,
had been raped and strangled.
photo of old bike tracks
the police photograph taken from the spot where Gord was standing.
It was a
central tenet of Steven Truscott's defence in the 1959 trial that
hitchhiked from the highway; it was a central principle
of the Crown's case that Lynne
was not the kind of girl who would do
gather near the crime scene
stands near the crime scene. Stakes mark the location of the body.
Woods where Lynne Harper's body was found
Ambulance waits to take Lynne Harper's body from the bush.
Steven Truscott peers out of a police car in 1966
as he arrives at the Supreme Court
for an appeal of his murder
conviction. The appeal was not successful.
appearing on CBC’s The National in 2001, has always said he is
Steven Truscott and his wife Marlene make their
way past a cameraman as they arrive at the Ontario
Court of Appeal
in Toronto, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007. Truscott expressed hope that
half-century quest for exoneration had entered a final
chapter as the court resumed its review
of his 1959 murder