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Family asks police to pay for Native teen's death
Friday, January 14, 2005

The family of a Native teen who died after last being seen in police custody is asking for compensation.

Neil Stonechild, 17, was found frozen to death on the outskirts of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in 1990. An official inquiry linked his disappearance and death to two police officers, who have since been fired.

The family also wants a written apology. The police chief has made a verbal apology.

Get the Story:
Stonechild family asks for settlement (CBC 1/13)
Stonechild's family seeks financial settlement (CBC 1/13)

Relevant Links:
Stonechild Inquiry - http://www.stonechildinquiry.ca
Starlight Tours, from the CBC - http://cbc.ca/national/magazine/starlight/index.html

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