Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Convicted Murderer Found Dead in Saskatchewan Psychiatric Facility

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Convicted Murderer Found Dead in Saskatchewan Psychiatric Facility

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Convicted murderer found dead in cell

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SASKATOON - A man convicted of grisly murders in British Columbia and Manitoba has been found dead in a Saskatchewan psychiatric facility.

The Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon issued a statement saying Traigo Ehkid Andretti was found unresponsive in his cell on Saturday and could not be revived.

Corrections officials will review the circumstances surrounding Andretti's death and Saskatoon police and the coroner have been notified.

Andretti, 40, was convicted of first degree murder in 2014 for the death of his wife Jennifer McPherson.

Her remains were found scattered on a remote island off the east coast of Vancouver Island.

Andretti was subsequently charged with second degree murder in the 2006 slaying of Myrna Letandre in Manitoba, for which he later plead guilty. …

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