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Judicial CP - November 1945

Corpun file 22635

Toronto Daily Star, 16 November 1945

To Strap Two Youths

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London, Ont., Nov. 16 -- (CP) -- Robert Goodwin, 17, and Robert Wood, 19, were sentenced to reformatory terms and strappings when they appeared before Judge D.C. Ross yesterday for sentence on a charge of gross indecency. They were found guilty of the charge, which involved a 15-year-old boy, on Nov. 1, and were remanded until yesterday for sentence.

Goodwin was sentenced to three months determinate and one month indeterminate to date from arrest on Oct. 4 and to receive eight strokes of the strap.

Wood was sentenced to six months also to date from Oct. 4, and is to receive 12 strokes of the strap.

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