Sep 25, 2014

Former Scout leader Scott Stanley is to be sentenced on Oct. 29 after pleading guilty to pleaded guilty to 16 sex offences against four boys, aged 12 to 15, in 2012 and 2013

In his own words, disgraced Scout leader Scott Stanley said his scheme to molest vulnerable boys in his trust was “shameful and monstrous.” “Who I am hates who I was and what I’ve done,” Stanley told his sentencing hearing in an Ottawa courtroom Thursday in a brief, quickly read statement.

He said he has taken full responsibility and acknowledged that “my behavior was not that of a proper and responsible adult toward my victims. “I betrayed their trust,” Stanley, 31, added in his letter of apology filed in court. “I became a monster.”

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