When Liu said, in effect, Dickson attacked and fatally strangled the young woman who had relocated to Toronto from her native Beijing, China.
Liu, his 23-year-old neighbor and fellow York University student.
Related: Canadian Convicted of Sexually Assaulting and Killing Chinese Student As She Skyped With Friend Dickson initially asked to use Liu’s phone, but, once inside, he came on to her sexually.
She was hugging me and asking if I was OK but I just stared back at her blankly.
She kept saying she was my mom.” Jessica’s parents, retail worker Lisa, 49, and electrician Gary, 56, were shocked when she failed to recognize them. “I found a mirror and looked at my reflection but it was like I was looking at a stranger.
Jessica had no idea who family and friends were — or boyfriend Rich Bishop. Her memory has still not returned and Jessica, 20, has had to gradually get to know her parents and 25-year-old Rich from scratch. I remember boarding the train that day in March, but that’s it.
With their help, she is piecing together the parts of her shattered life. I’ve been told my body went limp and my eyes glazed over.
In a panic, Meng contacted anyone and everyone who could possibly help.
His action led police to Dickson, who arrested him on charges of first-degree murder.
Jessica and Rich had been seven months into their relationship on the fateful day their life was turned upside down. But we had nearly arrived in London and Rich was able to support me until we got to the station, then walk me to our office and call my parents while he looked after me.
They were on their commuter train traveling from Tunbridge Wells, Kent, into London, where they worked together in recruitment, when Jessica suffered a series of seizures. I now recall seeing a woman running towards me but I had no idea who she was.
It has taken a lot more than a love letter or bunch of flowers to win Jessica Sharman’s heart.