TRU administrator to be sentenced in January

Andrew McKay is charged with one count of possessing child pornography.

  • Nov. 10, 2015 6:00 a.m.

The former director of graduate studies at Thompson Rivers University will be sentenced in BC Provincial Court in Salmon Arm on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.

Andrew McKay is charged with one count of possessing child pornography.

On Aug. 18, McKay appeared in Salmon Arm court without a lawyer and changed his plea to guilty. He said he was appearing without a lawyer to save a expenses and to expedite the process for the sake of his family.

“It has been devastating on  my career, family and marriage and I’m eager to deal with it directly…”

The court decided that, before sentencing, McKay would be the subject of a pre-sentence report with a psychological and psychiatric component.

The sentencing is set to begin at 2 p.m.

 

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