Witness in inquiry of Native teen's death scrutinized
Friday, September 12, 2003

A witness for the inquiry into the death of a Native teen in Saskatchewan was cross-examined on Thursday by attorneys representing police suspected of being involved.

An attorney for a police officer accused Jason Roy of making up stories about the death of his friend, Neil Stonechild. Roy was unable to recall details of the night he said he last saw Stonechild, CBC News reported.

Roy testified that his memory of the 1990 incident was fuzzy. As one example, he said he couldn't describe the officer driving a police car Stonechild was allegedly put into.

Get the Story:
Witness has difficulty remembering details at Stonechild inquiry (CBC 9/11)
Police lawyer seeks to discredit Roy's testimony on Stonechild (CBC 9/11)

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

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