Trial Begins for CFB Kingston Corporal Facing Sexual Assault Charges – Kingston | The Canadian News

Cpl. Shane M. Howe pleaded “not guilty” to one count of sexual assault in a court martial trial at the Canadian Forces Base in Kingston on Tuesday morning.

The alleged incident took place in July 2019 in Kingston.

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Military Judge Lieutenant Colonel. Louis-Vincent D’auteuil will preside over the general court martial, accompanied by a five-member military panel that will serve as a jury in the case.

The first day of the trial saw the panel take their oaths before the court adjourned for lunch.

Details about the alleged incident are expected to be revealed as the trial continues over the next several weeks.

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This trial marks one of three court martial for sexual assault scheduled in Kingston ahead of the new year.

Cpl. Howe’s trial is expected to last about two weeks.

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