Sask. panel holding hearings on death of Native teen
Monday, September 8, 2003

A panel created by the Saskatchewan government to look into the death of a 17-year-old Native teen will hold public hearings this week in Saskatoon.

Neil Stonechild was found frozen to death on the outskirts of town in 1990. CBC News uncovered evidence that showed he had contact with police the night he was last seen alive.

A person alleged to have knowledge of that contact will be testifying. But the commission on Friday ruled that results of a polygraph the person took, as well as the person's refusal to take one, can't be admitted as evidence.

Get the Story:
Judge rules results of polygraph about Stonechild inadmissible (CBC 9/5)

Relevant Links:
Stonechild Inquiry -
Starlight Tours, from the CBC -

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