Significant’ progress made in Indigenous teens’ deaths investigations but more work to do, says coroner – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2017245 Views

Dr. Dirk Huyer requested help of York Regional, Nishnawbe Aski Police Services in June

Sep 11, 2017

Investigations into how two Indigenous teenagers died in Thunder Bay, Ont., in May are still ongoing, and while Ontario’s chief coroner says “significant” progress has been made, he added there’s still a lot of work to do.

Tammy Keeash, 17, from North Caribou Lake First Nation and Josiah Begg, 14, from Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug both went missing while in Thunder Bay on May 6. Their bodies were found in different places along the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway later the same month, about a week-and-a-half apart.

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