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ONTARIO: Woman convicted for abusing girl

The Globe and Mail
Friday, October 8, 1999

OSHAWA -- A woman who masqueraded as a teenaged boy was convicted yesterday of having sex with a 12-year-old girl with a sex toy.

The court overruled the defence's argument that 22-year-old Kelly Ann Laird was not criminally responsible for her behaviour due to mental illness. The victim thought she was having intercourse with a 15-year-old boy named Kelly Slater, who she had met over the Internet. CP

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