Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR11 - (Sask-Farm-Shooting)

REGINA. x-12s. An internal R-C-M-P investigation has cleared officers who were accused of mistreating the family of an Indigenous man after he was shot to death on a Saskatchewan farm. Colten Boushie's mother, Debbie Baptiste, said that when police notified her of his death, they surrounded her home, were insensitive, started searching the house without permission and asked her if she'd been drinking. The investigation says those allegations aren't supported, but Staff Sergeant Rob Embree says the family can appeal the findings.

("...higher level.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Boushie was shot and killed in August 2016 while riding in an S-U-V that went onto a farm near Biggar. The farmer, Gerald Stanley, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and is to stand trial next year. …

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