Claim: Eight-year-old Victoria Stafford is missing from her Woodstock, Ontario, home.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, April 2009]
Please pass this picture along to everyone in your address book that would know anyone in Woodstock. This is Rodney and Tara Staffords’ daughter Victoria. Please see below.
AMBER ALERT!!!! Please help find Victoria (Tori) Stafford She is
My niece went missing this afternoon from Woodstock Ontario. We are trying to spread this information to everyone that we know. Please pass this on to everyone that you know.
The last things that she was seen wearing: A black Hannah Montana jacket with a white fur-lined hood, a green sweater, with pink writing on it, a denim or black skirt, black leotards/pantyhose, and black shoes.
She was last seen Wednesday April 8 at 3:30pm, leaving school.
SHE IS NOT QUITE NINE YEARS OLD… WILL BE NINE ON
Origins: On 8 April 2009, at about
walking near her school with an unidentified woman.
The unidentified woman is described as 19 to
On 20 May 2009, police arrested an Ontario man and woman on charges of abducting and killing Tori Stafford, although authorities had not then publicly confirmed that Tori was dead. On
Last updated: 21 July 2009
CBC News. “Victoria Stafford’s Remains Identified.” 21 July 2009. Huber, Jordana. “OPP Takes Over Search for Missing Girl.” Canada.com. 21 April 2009. Tambar, Jaspreet. “Sketch Released by Police of Tori Stafford Suspect.” The Toronto Star. 22 April 2009. The Canadian Press. “Parents Pleased by Intensified Search for Missing Victoria Stafford.” 18 April 2009. The Canadian Press. “‘America’s Most Wanted’ Airs Segment on Victoria Stafford.” 26 April 2009.