Edgar Fruitier is released after less than a month behind bars

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Edgar Fruitier is released after less than a month behind bars

Edgar Fruitier photographed at the Longueuil courthouse, October 9, 2020.

Less than a month after having started a six-month prison sentence, the ex-comedian and animator Edgar Fruitier obtains an early release, due to his physical and mental state.

According to the Parole Board of Canada, while it is deplorable that the 92-year-old is still denying his crimes, his risk of recidivism should not has not increased due to his current physical and mental condition which will not improve but rather deteriorate.

Mr. Fruitier is prohibited from establishing relationships of trust with teenagers under the age of 16.

The man was convicted last year , of indecent assault in the 1970s against a 15-year-old boy.

More details will follow.

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