More Charges Laid Against Escott, Humby in Historic Sexual Violence Case

(Bruce Escott appears in court via video. November 9, 2023.)

The charges against two men accused of crimes involving sexual violence continue to pile up as additional person has come forward.

Sixty-three year-old Anthony Humby of St. John’s now faces charges for offences which occurred from 2006 to 2011. The new charges are sexual assault, invitation to sexual touching and sexual interference.

The new charges against Bruce Escott, who’s 81, are the same, but also include sexual exploitation.

Humby now faces a total of 32 charges and Escott a total of 14 related to 11 people according to the RNC.

The accused remain in custody and are appearing in court today.

From RNC:

Members of the RNC investigative team are available to speak with anyone that has information or has questions. With a trauma-informed focus, the officers prioritize the safety and well-being of all individuals. A dedicated e-mail has been established to reach the investigative team directly. Please contact with any information. You can also call the RNC at 709-729-8000 and provide information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at or by using the P3Tips app #SayItHere.

Anyone experiencing anxiety or crisis as a result of this information, please contact the Mental Health Crisis Line at 8-1-1. In addition, the RNC Mental Health Mobile Crisis Response Team will respond to a crisis where and when it occurs, and can be reached at 709-729-8000. In the event of an emergency always call 9-1-1.

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