Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Inquest Called into Deaths of Two Manitoba Men in Police Shootings

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Inquest Called into Deaths of Two Manitoba Men in Police Shootings

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Inquest called into two police shootings

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WINNIPEG - Manitoba's acting chief medical examiner has called an inquest into two deaths involving police.

John Younes has ruled the deaths meet the criteria for a mandatory review.

Haki Sefa died during an altercation with the RCMP last September near Bird's Hill Park just outside Winnipeg after a police pursuit.

In November, Steven Campbell died from multiple gunshot wounds after allegedly trying to run over a Mountie who pulled him over for drunk driving in Thompson.

The Sefa case was the first major one for the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba, the province's police watchdog.

But its civilian director Zane Tessler had to recuse himself because he was involved in the prosecution of Sefa in 2011. …

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