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Miles Sanderson, one of two suspects in a fatal stabbing incident that killed 10 people in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan earlier this month, was arrested by law enforcement on Sept. Died in police custody.
Rhonda Blackmore, commander of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Saskatchewan, defended the approach taken in the investigation on Thursday, saying police had not yet determined the suspect’s cause of death.
In a statement on Thursday, Blackmore said, “Somewhere in the process, I saw it written, ‘Police failed to follow our duty of care.’ No information yet on what led to his death.” Given that, this statement is very premature.” , eight days after Mills Sanderson died.
“Keep in mind that this is not a TV drama where you will have all the answers by the end of the episode. Complex investigations of this nature will take time. We will provide further details once confirmed.” I look forward to
Miles Sanderson, 32, was accused of stabbing multiple people on the morning of Sept. 4 at the James Smith Cree Nation Reserve.
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His brother Damian Sanderson, 31, was also a suspect in the stabbing and was found dead the next day near the site of the stabbing. Police don’t consider it self-harm.
Two days later, police found Miles on a highway in response to reports that a man armed with a knife was driving a stolen vehicle. , he fell into medical distress and was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
“All life-saving measures we could take were taken at that time,” Blackmore said that night. “I can’t speak to the specific manner of death. It will be part of the autopsy that will be conducted.”
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Saskatoon Police and the Saskatchewan State Serious Incident Response Team have released an independent report on the death of Miles Sanderson, who was on parole after being released in February while serving a four-year sentence for assault and robbery. We are investigating.
He has a lengthy rap sheet of 59 convictions and had been wanted by police since May for violating the terms of his release.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.