McMaster University prof accused of sexual assault pleads ‘not guilty’

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Posted August 12, 2021 5:50 pm

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A 46-year-old McMaster University professor, accused of sexual assault, pleaded not blameworthy to the charges successful a virtual courtroom connected Thursday.

Scott Watter, a staffer successful the psychology, neuroscience and behaviour (PNB) department, appeared successful beforehand of justness Justice Amanda Joy Camara connected Aug. 12 to registry the plea.

The PNB prof was charged by Hamilton constabulary successful June 2020 aft a pistillate came guardant with accusations of intersexual battle and intersexual battle causing bodily harm.

Investigators said the “adult pistillate victim” identified the accused successful transportation with offences that occurred successful 2017.

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A work prohibition is successful effect for the proceedings which prohibits the naming of the alleged victim.

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Watters proceedings is acceptable to proceed connected Sept. 30.

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