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November 15, 2023
Sgt. Tyson Morash is charged with criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessities of life.
PRINCE ALBERT – A Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) officer charged in Saul Laliberte’s death was expected to enter an election in court on Nov. 8 but the matter was adjourned to Dec. 13.
Sgt. Tyson Morash faces charges of criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessities of life. Morash, a 21-year member of the police force, was charged in July.
Laliberte, 33, died while in police cells at PAPS on Nov. 7, 2021. He had been arrested around 3 p.m. on outstanding warrants without incident and taken to police cells to await a court appearance. About four hours later he was found unresponsive in his cell. Paramedics on shift provided emergency medical care until an ambulance arrived. He was taken by Parkland Ambulance to Victoria Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.