Prince Rupert councillor accused of assault by former partner, called to resign

By Seth Forward  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A Prince Rupert woman has accused a city councillor of domestic violence over the course of their five-year relationship. Vanessa Engel first came out with her accusations against Coun. Reid Skelton-Morven on Oct. 30, when she posted a video on social media detailing Skelton-Morven had choked her and locked her inside of a room on Oct. 30, 2015. Black Press Media reached out to Skelton-Morven to comment or respond to the allegations over the course of 10 days. He did not respond to multiple calls and emails by deadline on Thursday, Nov. A Northern View reporter also visited city hall, but Skelton-Morven was not there. Physical documents from the Ministry of Children and Family Development, obtained by Black Press Media, include reports from social…

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