Latest Christopher Paul Neil Stories

2007-10-20 09:00:11

By Rosalind Russellin Bangkok An international manhunt for a suspected paedophile ended in a small house in rural Thailand yesterday with the arrest of Christopher Neil, 32, a Canadian teacher accused of sexually abusing young Asian boys in 200 online images. Thai police said they had enough evidence to charge Mr Neil, who faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted, and said they would also consider any eventual extradition request from Canada. His capture followed a worldwide appeal...

2007-10-20 00:00:08

By Greg Joyce And Steve Mertl, THE CANADIAN PRESS MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. - The younger brother of accused Canadian pedophile Christopher Neil says he's relieved his brother is in custody and renewed calls to see him returned to Canada to face any possible charges here. Matthew Neil told reporters gathered outside his basement apartment Friday that he hasn't spoken to his brother since he was arrested and paraded before reporters in Bangkok. Neil said his family is "relieved and we want to...

2007-10-19 12:00:00

By AMBIKA AHUJA BANGKOK, Thailand - A Canadian schoolteacher suspected of sexually abusing boys was arrested in rural Thailand and charged on Friday after an international manhunt that relied on digitally unscrambled photos and tips from the public. Police found 32-year-old Christopher Paul Neil after tracing the phone call of a Thai acquaintance who then led them to the house the two rented together, officials said at a news conference in Bangkok where Neil also was present. "I think he...

2007-10-19 06:00:14

By Sutin Wannabovorn, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK, Thailand - A Canadian schoolteacher accused of sexually abusing over a dozen boys was arrested Friday in rural Thailand after an unprecedented public appeal from Interpol had turned him into the world's most wanted suspected pedophile. The suspect, 32-year-old Christopher Paul Neil, had been hiding in the town of a Thai friend who arranged some of his alleged sexual liaisons with boys, police said. "Bingo! We've got him," police Maj....

2007-10-19 00:00:00

By SUTIN WANNABOVORN BANGKOK, Thailand - The Canadian schoolteacher who became the world's most wanted suspected pedophile was arrested by police Friday in northeastern Thailand, police said. "Bingo! We've got him," police Maj. Gen. Wimol Powintara told The Associated Press. The suspect, 32-year-old Christopher Paul Neil, was arrested in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima and was expected to be brought to the capital, Bangkok, later in the day, Wimol said. Neil was identified...

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