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Jenny Lamothe

Jenny Lamothe

Jenny Lamothe is a reporter with Sudbury.com. She covers the diverse communities of Sudbury, especially the vulnerable or marginalized, including the Black, Indigenous, newcomer and Francophone communities, as well as 2SLGBTQ+ and the downtown core.

Recent Work by Jenny

Sudbury cop headed to trial for alleged assault on 12-year-old

Sudbury cop headed to trial for alleged assault on 12-year-old

Melisa Rancourt has decided to proceed to trial on charges of assault and uttering threats after she allegedly assaulted a young hockey player on Feb. 11
Sudbury police officer pleads guilty to charge of discreditable conduct

Sudbury police officer pleads guilty to charge of discreditable conduct

The officer was charged with shoplifting a knife set from Costco; his lawyer told the court the officer was under significant personal stress at the time
Robert Steven Wright’s new case headed to Crown pre-trial

Robert Steven Wright’s new case headed to Crown pre-trial

Also known as a CPT, the hearing will allow Wright and his lawyer to meet with the Crown outside of the court to discuss Wright’s charges, which include criminal harassment, forcible confinement and two counts of sexual assault
BEHIND THE SCENES: Flour Mill drop-in centre has neighbours concerned, fearful

BEHIND THE SCENES: Flour Mill drop-in centre has neighbours concerned, fearful

Sudbury.com's Jenny Lamothe takes us behind the scenes
BEYOND LOCAL: Man serving life for murder in Sudbury charged with sexual assault in North Bay

BEYOND LOCAL: Man serving life for murder in Sudbury charged with sexual assault in North Bay

Facing new charges in North Bay, Wright is already serving a life sentence for the 1998 murder of Renée Sweeney in Sudbury
Sudbury man found guilty of trafficking a person under 18

Sudbury man found guilty of trafficking a person under 18

Paul Castonguay was found guilty of all eight charges against him. He will be in court to set a sentencing date on March 28
Vulnerable populations in Sudbury are being ‘egged’ at night

Vulnerable populations in Sudbury are being ‘egged’ at night

Outreach workers and those who endure the attacks told Sudbury.com it’s been going on for months
Defence still awaits disclosure in new Wright trial

Defence still awaits disclosure in new Wright trial

The man convicted for the 1998 murder of Sudbury woman Renée Sweeney is facing new charges in North Bay while serving a life sentence
Sudbury city councillor's cause of death won’t be released publicly

Sudbury city councillor's cause of death won’t be released publicly

As there is no criminality involved, said the coroner's office, the results of the death investigation will only be revealed to the family 
Investigator shares details, timeline in search for Michael Vagnini

Investigator shares details, timeline in search for Michael Vagnini

An aspect of the case that surprised Det. Staff-Sgt Barry Ornella is the grassroots public effort to join the search
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