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Chief coroner asks outside force to probe indigenous teen deaths in Thunder Bay 

By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS Ontario’s chief coroner has asked an outside police force to assist Thunder Bay police in investigating the deaths of two indigenous teens that garnered national attention due to concerns levelled by First Nations leaders. Dr. Dirk Huyer said Thursday he asked the York Regional Police to get involved because it has the capacity to further investigate what happened to 14-year-old Josiah Begg and 17-year-old Tammy Keeash. The force can also provide additional personnel, he…

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