New trial ordered for retired Manitoba Mountie twice convicted of sexually assaulting child

A third trial has been ordered for a retired Mountie who was twice convicted of sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl in Manitoba.

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The 62-year-old, who cannot be identified under a court order, was first convicted of assaulting the girl in 2017, but it was overturned and a new trial was ordered by the Manitoba Court of Appeal.

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Last year, the accused was convicted a second time and the judge increased the man’s original jail sentence to 18 months.

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A judge ruled earlier this month the case must be sent back for another trial, but Manitoba’s prosecution service hasn’t said yet what it will do.

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