Waiting for Samuel Opoku: Bail hearing for a viral crime draws crowd of gawkers in Toronto

It was less a line than a huddle, a mass of mostly young men and women spilling out from a doorway and into the hall. They crowded the vestibule. They overflowed the court. They mixed with the regulars — the radiomen, the TV talkers, the tabloid columnist in his cargo pants and cap. Together they filled the basement of Toronto’s oldest, and, on most days, saddest courthouse. They craned and...