Mounties to give update this week on deadly stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan
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Mounties are scheduled to give an update Thursday about what happened during a deadly mass stabbing in Saskatchewan last year.
Eleven people were killed and 18 were injured on the James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby village of Weldon on Sept. 4.
Myles Sanderson, the 32-year-old accused in the attacks, died in police custody a few days later.
RCMP Assistant Commissioner Rhonda Blackmore previously committed to sharing a preliminary timeline of the rampage.
Mounties say the update is to take place in the nearby city of Melfort and that it won’t impact two coroner’s inquests set for early next year.
One of the inquests is to focus on the killings, while the other is to look at the suspect.
An independent investigation is also being conducted by the Saskatoon police and the Saskatchewan Serious Incident Response Team.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 24, 2023.
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