What’s Current: Toronto man charged in 2017 murder of Tess Richey

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup.

Tess Richey (Image: Rachel Richey)
  • Kalen Schlatter, a Toronto man has been charged with the murder of Tess Richey. Richey went missing on November 25, 2017 and was found four days later by her mother. Richey’s family was critical of how the police handled her disappearance and an investigation has now been launched into how officers initially responded.
  • Has the doodishness of conventional Doritos been offending your delicate feminine sensibilities? PepsiCo’s CEO, Indra Nooyi, has your back.
  • A Los Angeles human trafficking sting has resulted in the arrest of 510 people. All 56 identified victims were female, 11 of them children, and 70 per cent coming from the foster care system.
  • A Russian women was brutally raped and murdered after accepting a ride from a 19-year-old male acquaintance. Warning: This story contains gruesome content.
  • An Uber driver in Waterloo, Ontario has been charged with sexual assault causing bodily harm and forcible confinement.
Jess Martin
Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.

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