CP NewsAlert: Convicted pedophile Graham James faces more charges

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Graham James, a former junior hockey coach convicted of sexually abusing players, is facing more charges.

Provincial court in Swift Current, Sask., has confirmed that James faces criminal charges of repeated sexual assault.

The time frame for the alleged assaults is not clear.

James served 3 1/2 years in federal prison for sex offences against junior hockey player Sheldon Kennedy and two others.

James was also convicted of sexually abusing retired NHL player Theoren Fleury when he played for the Moose Jaw Warriors in the Western Hockey League.

A Swift Current newspaper says the case is scheduled to be in court again on June 19.

The Canadian Press

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