Whitefish Abandoned Baby Case Back in Court

Thursday, July 17, 2003 at 13:47




It was ten months ago that the body of a baby was discovered in the woods of the Big River First Nation’s Whitefish reserve.


Now, the man alleged to be the infant’s father, will appear in Cree court in Big River on charges of sexual assault.


The 14-year-old girl he is accused of assaulting is also up on charges. She is accused of abandoning the baby in the woods shortly after it was born, where it eventually died.


The 20-year-old man, whose identity cannot be revealed, will appear in court today.