Thursday, June 18, 2009

First flu, now teen's death in holding cell

By: Mary Agnes Welch
ONE of the remote First Nation reserves grappling with the H1N1 flu outbreak is also coping with the suicide of a teenager who died while in police custody.Calvin Waylon McDougall, 19, was found dead May 7 in a cell at the Garden Hill police station. The death was never made public.

His family says McDougall used a strip of blanket tied to a doorknob in the holding cell to hang himself.

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