Inquest Ordered into Death of Prince Albert Woman

Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at 13:30



An inquest has been ordered into the case of an Aboriginal woman who died while in the custody of Prince Albert police officers.


On August 3rd, 48-year-old Linda Sahpassum was being transported to the city’s police cells when she suffered head injuries — allegedly after falling down while exiting a police cruiser.


A police news release states Sahpassum was arrested earlier that night for public intoxication.