The Boy on the Bicycle

The Boy on the Bicycle

A Forgotten Case of Wrongful Conviction in Toronto

Book - 2018
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"On the night of September 15, 1956, seven-year-old Wayne Mallette, was brutally murdered on the grounds of the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. The chief suspect was a "boy on a bicycle" seen pedalling away from the CNE. Investigators zeroed on 14 year-old Ronald Moffatt, a former CNE employee who had the poor timing to run away from home shortly after the murder. Moffatt was located, arrested and interrogated. He eventually confessed and was convicted. The problem was, Moffatt couldn't ride a bike and didn't commit the crime. The real killer abused and murdered two more children, using his bike as a lure. A shocking true story, about a coerced confession, fumbled police investigation, a miscarriage of justice, and the star lawyer who fought to free Moffatt from custody. The Boy on the Bicycle is based on police files, interviews, original newspaper coverage, reports, books and documentaries."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Neustadt, ON :, Five Rivers Publishing,, 2018.
ISBN: 9781988274515
Branch Call Number: 364.152309713541 Moffa-H
Characteristics: 193 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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