SASKATOON — Police believe there may still be more victims of a man charged with multiple sexual assaults who are yet to come forward. Meanwhile, suspect Cecil Wolfe, 61, is in the community on a court undertaking after his arrest Wednesday, Dec. 8. He is to appear in Saskatoon Provincial Court on Jan. 17, 2022.
Victims have reported to police that Wolfe was working under the pretext of being a traditional healer or medicine man when they encountered him.
Investigators believe there may be additional victims from over the past 20 years in the communities of Loon Lake, Blaine Lake, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Saskatoon and surrounding areas. The investigation remains active and victims are encouraged to contact their nearest RCMP Detachment or Police Service if they have information to share.
On Sept. 21, the Saskatoon Police Sex Crimes Unit issued a media release announcing a charge of sexual assault against Cecil Wolfe, 61, Investigators were concerned there may be other victims and asked anyone with information to contact police.
As a result of further victims coming forward since September, Saskatoon RCMP General Investigation Section collaborated with SPS Sex Crimes Unit as offences are reported to have occurred in Saskatchewan RCMP jurisdiction.
Wolfe has been charged with six additional counts of sexual assault, section 271 of the Criminal Code. One charge is laid from Saskatoon Police jurisdiction and five are laid from Saskatchewan RCMP jurisdiction from the communities of Loon Lake and Muskeg Lake Cree Nation.
Information for sexual assault survivors, including what will happen when you report the assault to police, is available at: https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/relationship-violence/information-sexual-assault-survivors