Convicted killer Paul Bernardo accused of having a weapon in prison

School girl killer Paul Bernardo appeared in court via video this morning, accused of having a weapon in prison.

Our sister station CTV Toronto reports that the allegation is he had a shank made of a screw and a pen.

He now faces a new charge of possession of a weapon and appeared in court via video.

Bernardo is serving a life sentence for raping and murdering Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French more than 20 years ago.