Super Banner Ad
Current Weather
1.8°C Showers SE 7 km/h
Full Forecast
Tbnewswatch Local News
Monday December 22 2014
12:00 PM EST
Sky/Canada Games Complex
Signature Ad
Sign/Prestige Home Comfort
Signature Ad
Skyscraper Ad
2012-05-31 at 17:21

Coroner’s inquest to examine death of seven Aboriginal teens

AD
ROCK 94Your Rock Station, Always has…Always will be! Click Here!
By tbnewswatch.com

The provinces' chief coroner has called a joint inquest into the deaths of seven Aboriginal teens who were attending school in Thunder Bay. 

It's an expansion of the inquest involving Poplar Hill First Nation 15-year-old Reggie Bushie, who was found in the McIntyre River in 2007.

Bushie's pre-inquest hearing has been delayed several times. 

Jordan Wabaase, who was also 15 years old, went missing last year and is also part of the inquest.

Dr. Andrew McCallum, the Chief Coroner for Ontario, announced that a joint inquest will be held into the deaths of:
• Jethro Anderson of Kasabonika Lake First Nation, who died on or about November 11, 2000 at age 15;
• Reggie Bushie of Poplar Hill First Nation, who died on or about November 1, 2007 at age 15;
• Robyn Harper of Keewaywin First Nation, who died on January 13, 2007 at age 19;
• Kyle Morrisseau of Keewaywin First Nation, who died on or about November 10, 2009 at age 17;
• Paul Panacheese of Mishkeegogamang First Nation, who died on November 11, 2006 at age 21;
• Curran Strang of Pikangikum First Nation, who died on or about September 26, 2005 at age 18; and
• Jordan Wabasse of Webequie First Nation, who died on or about May 10, 2011 at age 15


Click here to submit a letter to the editor.

Click here to report a typo or error

Tbnewswatch.com(0)

Banner/Vector Construction

Comments

We've improved our comment system.
Comments for this story are semi-moderated. Read our comment guideline.

Add a new comment.
You must log in to add comments.
Create a new account
Log In
 
 
Big Box - Mountain Bingo
Big Box

Events