Teen charged for murder in cousin's death at graduation party

An 18-year old from the Pelican Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan has been charged with second-degree murder.

Jay Lyndon Thomas, 18, is accused of beating his cousin, Robi David Thomas, 23. The incident occurred at a high school graduation party on the reserve.

"He gave me life. My son, he was my borrowed angel. For 23 years God lent him to me," Denise Thomas, the victim's mother, told The Saskatoon StarPhoenix.

The victim leaves behind a one-year-old daughter and a common-law wife.

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Teen charged with murder over grad party death (CBC 6/11)
Man dies at grad party on Pelican Lake First Nation, cousin charged with murder (The Saskatoon StarPhoenix 6/11)

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