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Officer sentenced to a year in prison in death of Indigenous woman – CTV News

September 21, 2020

LONDON, ONT. — A London police constable convicted of criminal negligence in the death of 27-year-old Debra Chrisjohn will spend a year behind bars.

On Monday, Justice Renee Pomerance sentenced Cont. Nicholas Doering to 12 months in custody in Chrisjohn’s Sept. 2016 death.

Chrisjohn was being detained and transferred to the St. Thomas OPP detachment for an outstanding charge at the time of her death.

Doering was found guilty of criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessaries of life in Nov. 2019.

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