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‘Serious lack of sensitivity’ in treatment of Inuk inmate, says elder

Inquest looking into suicide of murderer Mark Jeffrey while in prison

The inquest into the 2015 death of Inuk inmate Mark Jeffrey continued Wednesday and Thursday with witnesses testifying to Jeffrey’s strong connection with Inuit culture. Jeffrey, a 34-year-old man from Iqaluit, died on June 29, 2015 while in custody at the Beaver Creek Institution, a medium-security prison in Gravenhurst, Ont. He was serving a life...

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