Five accused in Megan Gallagher death appear in Saskatoon court, one suspect outstanding – Saskatoon


5 individuals accused within the disappearance of Megan Gallagher appeared in Saskatoon Provincial Court docket on Thursday.

Megan Gallagher went lacking in September 2020, and greater than two years later, on Sept. 29, human stays have been discovered at a Gallagher search web site.

The variety of individuals arrested and charged in relation to the case is now as much as eight, and police are nonetheless trying to find Summer time-Sky Henry, who they imagine to be the ninth and remaining suspect.

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Roderick Sutherland, Cheyann Peeteetuce and Robert “Bobby” James Thomas have all been accused of first-degree homicide.

Sutherland can be charged with an indignity to human stays together with John Wayne Sanderson, Jessica Sutherland Badger and Ernest Whitehead.

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Two others, Thomas Sutherland and Robin Tyler John, have been charged with illegal confinement and aggravated assault.

Henry is at present needed, and Saskatoon police say a warrant has been requested for first-degree homicide.

Most of the suspects’ courtroom appearances have been adjourned till a later date.

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Brian Gallagher, Megan’s father spoke to media exterior of provincial courtroom after the adjournments.

“We’re beginning to study that it’s simply a part of the method, it simply is what it’s, we will’t change that. It’s a part of the idea of harmless till confirmed responsible and that’s an necessary piece of our authorized system,” Gallagher mentioned.

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Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations third Vice Chief Aly Bear was additionally in attendance on Thursday. She mentioned most of these incidents proceed to occur as a result of individuals are launched from the legal justice system after being affiliated with gangs and medicines, however there isn’t any therapeutic course of for them.

“The federal government wants to truly step up, take accountability for the actions, and be funding revitalization of our conventional authorities methods, our restorative justice methods, funding therapeutic like psychological well being helps, remedy centres, and so forth,” mentioned Bear.

Bear mentioned these packages should be pushed by First Nations individuals.

Future courtroom dates are unfold out between the remainder of October and the month of November.

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