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.