Sahpassum Death To Be Probed During Inquest

Monday, October 24, 2005 at 14:09



An inquest has been ordered into the death of an Aboriginal woman who was injured while in police custody.


On August 3rd of last year, 48-year-old Linda Sahpassum died in a Saskatoon hospital after suffering head injuries.


Officials with the Prince Albert Police Service say the woman was arrested for intoxication on August 2nd, and hit her head while exiting a police vehicle.


The four-day inquest will begin November 7th at Court of Queen’s Bench in Prince Albert.