Marco Mendicino Rhonda Blackmore Myles Sanderson county Canadian city Sanderson hospital death reports Marco Mendicino Rhonda Blackmore Myles Sanderson county Canadian city Sanderson

Feds have ‘questions’ about Myles Sanderson’s death in RCMP custody: Mendicino

Reading now: 596

Marco Mendicino says the government has “questions” about Myles Sanderson’s death in RCMP custody shortly after his arrest late Wednesday.Sanderson was the subject of a four-day manhunt after being named as a suspect in one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history.

Eleven people were killed during the rampage, including one of the suspects, and 19 people were injured. Saskatchewan stabbing suspect Myles Sanderson dead after 4-day manhunt, RCMP says The hunt for Sanderson came to an end at about 3:30 p.m.

local time near Rosthern, a town north of Saskatoon, where he was arrested alive.Just hours later, police confirmed Sanderson was pronounced dead in hospital.“We have questions,” Mendicino said in response to reporter questions late Wednesday.“That’s why there has been an independent investigation, which has been commenced at the request of the RCMP, to be conducted by Saskatoon police as well as another incident response group out of Saskatchewan.”That investigation is ongoing, the public safety minister said.Global News first reported Sanderson’s death, citing multiple law enforcement sources, who believed he died from self-inflicted injuries, which the RCMP did not confirm.Multiple law enforcement sources told Global News that police used a “pursuit intervention technique” — ramming Sanderson’s vehicle on one side and causing it to spin off the highway.Speaking to reporters Wednesday night, Saskatchewan RCMP Commanding Officer Rhonda Blackmore said the vehicle was “directed off the road and into a nearby ditch” where officers were able to identify Sanderson as the driver.

The website is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News