Myles Sanderson

Review finds RCMP confusion, communication problems at Saskatchewan mass killing

Review finds RCMP confusion, communication problems at Saskatchewan mass killing

Jun 6, 2024 | 10:28am
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, […]
Jury deliberating in coroner’s inquest into Saskatchewan mass killer’s death

Jury deliberating in coroner’s inquest into Saskatchewan mass killer’s death

Feb 29, 2024 | 2:33pm
Jury deliberations have begun at a Saskatchewan coroner’s inquest into how a man who stabbed and killed 11 people and injured 17 others died in police custody.  Robert Kennedy, the coroner overseeing the inquest, told jurors Thursday they will have to determine whether Myles Sanderson intended to kill himself when he consumed a toxic amount […]
Inquest into in-custody death of mass killer begins with RCMP testimony

Inquest into in-custody death of mass killer begins with RCMP testimony

Feb 26, 2024 | 12:46pm
A coroner’s inquest is hearing details about how Mounties searched for a man who killed 11 people and injured 17 others in the days after the mass stabbing in Saskatchewan. Myles Sanderson had been on the run for several days when police caught up to him on Sept. 7, 2022.  During a pursuit, the 32-year-old […]
‘He didn’t stand out’: Saskatchewan prison elders tell inquest about mass killer

‘He didn’t stand out’: Saskatchewan prison elders tell inquest about mass killer

Jan 29, 2024 | 3:23pm
Myles Sanderson was quiet and unremarkable in the time he spent behind bars before he went on a stabbing rampage, Indigenous elders working in a Saskatchewan prison told a coroner’s inquest Monday. Sanderson killed 11 people and injured 17 others on the James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby community of Weldon, northeast of […]
Coroner’s inquest into mass stabbing begins final week

Coroner’s inquest into mass stabbing begins final week

Jan 29, 2024 | 10:27am
A coroner’s inquest into a mass stabbing on a Saskatchewan First Nation is expected to hear today from elders and the Parole Board of Canada. Myles Sanderson killed 11 people and wounded 17 on the James Smith Cree Nation and in the nearby community of Weldon, northeast of Saskatoon, on Sept. 4, 2022. The 32-year-old […]
James Smith members who helped after massacre say inquest should have heard from them

James Smith members who helped after massacre say inquest should have heard from them

Jan 24, 2024 | 8:16am
Members of a Saskatchewan First Nation who provided support after a mass stabbing say a coroner’s inquest should be hearing about their response. Cindy Ghostkeeper-Whitehead said she’ll never forget the call she received early on Sept. 4, 2022, that something terrible was unfolding on the James Smith Cree Nation.  Myles Sanderson, 32, killed 11 people and injured […]
Inquest into mass stabbing enters second week

Inquest into mass stabbing enters second week

Jan 22, 2024 | 9:15am
The province is expected to provide information about how it responded to a mass stabbing on a Saskatchewan First Nation as a coroner’s inquest enters its second week.  The inquest is scheduled to hear information today about the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the province’s warrant suppression team. Myles Sanderson killed 11 people and injured 17 others on James Smith […]
Probe into mass killer’s release should be made public ahead of inquest: lawyer

Probe into mass killer’s release should be made public ahead of inquest: lawyer

Jan 11, 2024 | 8:19am
A lawyer representing a Saskatchewan First Nation says an investigation into the statutory release of a man who killed 11 people and injured 17 others should be made public ahead of a coroner’s inquest into the stabbing rampage. The parole board and Correctional Service Canada started the investigation into Myles Sanderson soon after the mass stabbing on […]
Saskatchewan RCMP’s top Mountie says relationships built after mass stabbing

Saskatchewan RCMP’s top Mountie says relationships built after mass stabbing

Sep 3, 2023 | 11:29am
–Reporter: Jeremy Simes in Regina — While Saskatchewan’s top Mountie says policing hasn’t dramatically changed since last year’s mass stabbing on a First Nation, what has is the RCMP’s relationship with the community. Assistant Commissioner Rhonda Blackmore said James Smith Cree Nation’s new security team has become an extra set of eyes and ears, working […]