The jury trial for 2 males charged within the killing of Tina Fontaine’s cousin began Monday in Winnipeg.

Jeanenne Chantel Fontaine, who was 29, was shot in March 2017 earlier than the house she was in was set on hearth.

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Christopher Brass and Jason Meilleur are charged with manslaughter.

On the time of her demise, police stated Fontaine was within the improper place on the improper time.

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Police stated they consider the suspects went to the house on the lookout for a person over a methamphetamine deal and Fontaine was not an supposed goal.

The physique of Fontaine’s 15-year-old cousin was found wrapped within the Crimson River in August 2014 and Raymond Cormier was acquitted in her demise final 12 months.

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Tina Fontaine’s demise fuelled requires a nationwide inquiry into lacking and murdered Indigenous girls.

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