Review finds RCMP confusion, communication problems at Saskatchewan mass killing

The Canadian Press  06/06/2024  A report into how Mounties responded to a mass killing and manhunt in Saskatchewan has found some communication problems but nothing that significantly impacted the outcome. Police captured Myles Sanderson three days after he killed 11 people and injured 17 others on the James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby village of Weldon. Sanderson, 32, died of a cocaine overdose shortly after he was taken into custody. On Thursday, RCMP released a report, conducted by Mounties in Alberta, assessing the police response in 2022 and recommending improvements. “On a broad level, the review team did not identify any common underlying circumstance that significantly impeded the RCMP’s ability to manage the response to the (James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon) event,” says the report. “At the…

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