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Sagkeeng First Nation mourns loss of another member in custody – Globalnews.ca

A Manitoba First Nation is “extremely concerned and saddened” after it says a second community member in less than a month died while in custody.

Sagkeeng First Nation Chief Derrick Henderson says the community will ensure the facts surrounding the death of Dwayne Louis Simard on March 1 are brought to light and justice is done.

“The frequency with which inmates of correctional institutions are coming to their deaths is alarming and intolerable,” Henderson wrote in a release Wednesday evening.

On Tuesday, Correctional Service Canada confirmed Simard’s death at Stony Mountain Institution.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/7675839/sagkeeng-first-nation-mourns-loss-of-another-member-in-custody/

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