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Family demanding answers after death of Jocelyn George in police custody

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Jocelyn George died in Port Alberni RCMP custody, June 2016.

Indigenous teen died after spending the night in the cells at the Port Alberni RCMP detachment

By Richard Zussman, CBC News, June 30, 2016

With pain etched on their faces, the family of Jocelyn George gathered in Port Alberni, B.C. for the funeral of the 18-year-old mother of two.

The one question looming over them: how did she end up dead after an overnight stay in the cells of the Port Alberni RCMP detachment? Read the rest of this entry

18-year-old Port Alberni woman dies in police custody

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Jocelyn George with Christopher Cenname and their now four-month-old daughter. (Provided by Christopher Cenname)

Jocelyn Nynah Marsha George found ‘in need of medical attention’ day after she was placed in RCMP custody

CBC News, June 28, 2016

An 18-year-old mother of two toddlers from Port Alberni, B.C., has died while in police custody.

The B.C. Coroners Service says Jocelyn Nynah Marsha George was taken into custody and put in an RCMP cell in Port Alberni on June 23.

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