A Toronto jury convicted Paul Bernardo, the handsome "boy next door" accused of the brutal rapes and murders of two teenage girls in Canada, of all nine counts against him in just seven hours. The trial, with its sordid videotape evidence of Bernardo and his wife Karla Homolka sexually abusing the teenagers, often transfixed Canadians with twists and turns akin to those in the O.J. Simpson case. "At the high points of the trial, such as when Bernardo testified, people were lining up at four in the morning to get one of the one hundred courtroom seats," reports TIME's Gavin Scott in Toronto. "But when police, forensic experts and others were on the stand, the spectator gallery was sometimes close to empty."