B.C. police reopen probe into death of Native man
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A police commissioner in British Columbia, Canada, has reopened a probe into the death of a Mi'kmaq man who died after being held in police custody.

Frank Paul, 47, from the Big Cove First Nation in New Brunswick, was taken to jail in early December 1998 for public drunkenness. Police later dumped him in an alley on a cold and rainy night. He died of hypothermia.

Paul's family was recently provided a copy of a videotape that shows police dragging Paul in a police station. Two police officers have been disciplined in connection with the death.

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