6 people allege former Mountie sexually assaulted them as teenagers

WARNING: This story contains details of abuse.

When Graeme Willson first called CBC News more than a decade ago, he came across as a broken man.  Some of his thoughts were jumbled and rambly, but his central memories and message seemed crystal clear.

In 1982, when he was a teenager in Abbotsford, B.C., he said he’d been sexually assaulted multiple times by a man who had power over him and trust in the community: an on-duty RCMP constable.

“I was repeatedly assaulted and victimized and stalked by Const. Don Cooke,” he said in a 2007 interview with CBC.

“There was never a moment that was anything that was less than sickening and frightening

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