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Edward (Ted) English, 69, facing two charges in ongoing
historic Sexual Assault investigation



Broadcast time: 10:38
Monday, October 30, 2017

41 Division
416-808-4100

Case #: 2017-1837171


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in an ongoing historic Sexual Assault investigation.

It is alleged that:

- in the summer of 1967, a man, 19, befriended the family of a boy, 13, through a church association

- the man convinced the boy to have a meditation session in private

- the man sexually assaulted the boy

On Monday, October 23, 2017, Edward (Ted) English, 69, then of Toronto, now of New Brunswick, was arrested by the RCMP on a Canada Wide Warrant.

The Toronto Police Service returned him to Toronto on Thursday, October 26, 2017. He was charged with:

1) Indecent Assault on Male
2) Gross Indecency

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Friday, November 17, 2017, 10 a.m., room 407.

He worked as a clergy member for the Christian Brotherhood in the late 60s and early 70s.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca



Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Christian Ford, 41 Division Youth and Family Violence