Cory Fenn’s defense to make final appearances in triple murder case

Fenn is accused of killing Krassimira Pejcinovski, his daughter Venellia and his son Roy.

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The defense will deliver final submissions Monday in the case of a man accused of murdering a woman and her two children east of Toronto.


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Cory Fenn has pleaded not guilty to three counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of 39-year-old Krassimira Pejcinovski, his 13-year-old daughter, Venellia, and their 15-year-old son, Roy.

The prosecution has said that Fenn killed all three in a fit of anger on March 14, 2018, in Ajax, after Krassimira Pejcinovski broke up with him.

Pejcinovski, Fenn’s on-and-off partner, was found dead in their home garage, under trash and tires on March 14, 2018. Her son was found strangled by her bedside and her daughter was found stabbed to death in the basement of the house.

“The sheer brutality of his attack shows the intent to kill,” Crown attorney Mike Newell told the court.

Krassimira “Krissy” Pejcinovski, 39, his son Roy Pejcinovski, 15, and his daughter Venellia “Vana” Pejcinovski, 13, were killed in their home in Ajax on March 14, 2018.
Krassimira “Krissy” Pejcinovski, 39, his son Roy Pejcinovski, 15, and his daughter Venellia “Vana” Pejcinovski, 13, were killed in their home in Ajax on March 14, 2018.

Fenn, who is representing himself, will be assisted by his former attorney in the final presentations.


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The 33-year-old defendant did not call the defense and repeatedly told the court last week that he was a “sovereign king.”

The court heard that Fenn told a detective after the deaths that he was in a state of cocaine psychosis and would never have hurt Pejcinovski otherwise.

The Crown disagreed with that suggestion.

“The only source of evidence that suggests any level of intoxication comes from Mr. Fenn,” Newell said in his final presentation. “His claim is unique and is not corroborated by any witness.”

The Crown said it was unclear when Pejcinovski and her son were killed, but argued that Fenn likely killed the mother first.

He suffered multiple skull and jaw fractures and had 17 fractured ribs and large bruises on his face, neck, extremities and torso, Newell said. As he continued to breathe after a strangulation attempt, Fenn came out of the garage and grabbed a knife, the court heard.

“I just wanted her to die,” he told the detective, saying he never would have if he weren’t high on cocaine and in some state of psychosis.

Fenn hid her body so well that it took police three hours to find her, Newell said.

“In his rage, he made her suffer,” Newell said. “These are the acts of a conscious mind.”



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