Terri-Lynne McClintic, Tori Stafford's killer wants to be compensated for being "unfairly" removed from a healing lodge in Saskatchewan last year. She's arguing that she should be compensated for being unjustly moved back into prison after she was transferred to the indigenous healing lodge in October.
Last fall, McClintic made national headlines when Canadians caught wind that the convicted killer was residing in a healing lodge in Saskatchewan. Public outcry across Canada forced the court system to reconsider McClintic's newly changed sentence.
She was sent back to prison only a month after the transfer was made public.
Now, new documents show that McClintic is arguing that removing her from the controversial healing lodge was "unfair". According to National Post, McClintic claims she was treated unfairly when she was transferred from the healing lodge and back into prison last fall due to public outrage. She believes she should be compensated for the transfer.
McClintic is reportedly seeking a formal review of her transfer. The court application was reportedly filed on April 30, 2019. The filing confirms her complaint that the trasnfer led to "the loss of her liberty" and the decision to move her was "unreasonable and procedurally unfair, and therefore unlawful."
The murderer of an eight-year-old child had her life sentence removed and was transferred from a high-security prison to Okimaw Ochi Healing Lodge in October of last year.
Once the news of her transfer was made public, Stafford's family publicly stated their disapproval sparking a backlash. Many Canadians across the country also shared their opinions that McClintic was getting off easy and living "comfortably" in the lodge considering the brutal murder she had committed.
In reaction to the backlash, Stafford's killer was removed from the aboriginal lodge and sent back to medium-security prison in Edmonton only a month later.
Stafford's other killer, Thomas Rafferty also received criticism in December after he was moved from a maximum-security prison to a medium-security facility.
10 years ago on April 8, 2009, Tori Stafford, an eight-year-old Canadian girl was abducted from her town of Woodstock, Ontario. Court proceedings found that she was raped, tortured and murdered at the hands of Terri-Lynne McClintic and Michael Rafferty.