Sex worker turned law student dies

 CBC News

Wendy Babcock, a former teenage prostitute and dropout who later went on to attend law school and advocate for the rights of sex-trade workers, died Wednesday. She was 32.

Babcock was found dead in her Toronto home. Details of her death have not been released but police have said they do not suspect foul play.

Babcock became a sex-trade worker at the age of 15 but later turned her focus to advocacy. Charismatic and well-spoken, Babcock became well-known as a relentless, articulate advocate for sex workers.

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