The family of an indigenous man fatally shot on a Saskatchewan farm in August is collecting names for a petition demanding an out-of-province lead investigator and a Crown prosecutor on the case.
Jade Tootoosis says the family feels a lead RCMP investigator and a prosecutor from outside the province would be less biased, describing Saskatchewan was being a “very well-connected province.”
Boushie would have turned 23 today.
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Colten Boushie’s cousin says the car they were in had a flat tire and they were only trying to get help.
A suspect in the case, 54-year-old Gerald Stanley, has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree murder charge and is free on bail.
(With files from The Canadian Press)