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Quebec investigation examining how a Cree man died after stay in Waskaganish jail

Quebec’s Bureau of Independent Investigation (BII) is looking into how a 24-year old man died after being locked in a jail cell in the Cree community of Waskaganish, 1055 km northwest of Montreal on the shores of James Bay.

According to a statement released by the Eeyou Eenou Police, officers were called to a residence in the community at around 1 p.m. on Mon. Jan., 1 and found Brandon Stephen, a father of two, intoxicated and threatening to harm himself.


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