Canada: Well-regarded Boxing Coach cleared of Sex Assault charges

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'Leo Marsh was once knocked out so hard in the ring that the first word he woke up to was: "Eight."
Last week, the boxing coach and member of the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame was found not guilty of sexual assault and sexual exploitation laid in Dec 2015.

In an exclusive interview with CBC News, Marsh explained, "For the first time in two years I can be who I am and not be afraid of what people would think of me. I'm 65 years old. I have a bad heart. And I spent my whole life building up a name that my children could be proud of.

"I'm watching this person who has lived a normal life," Lee said. "Who has been volunteering for nearly five decades, teaching kids how to box. Watched his reputation go down in flames and watched his life just dismantle itself, waiting for the trial to happen."
Marsh believes the complainant was pushed into making the allegations by a pair of adults who had a grudge against him.

"There's a political climate that's surrounding these types of cases nowadays," Lee said. "The presumption of innocence has been skewered when it comes to these type of cases. And it's been reversed, in the court of public opinion, not in the court of law."

"And in this case, there wasn't a reason."'

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