First Nation student deaths inquest examines 2005 death of Curran Strang
Friend of 18-year-old Curran Strang, boarding parent, support worker scheduled to testify Wednesday
The inquest into the deaths of seven First Nations students in Thunder Bay, Ont. is examining the second of five of the deaths where a teen's body was found in a river.
Curran Strang, from Pikangikum First Nation, was an 18-year-old student at Dennis Franklin Cromarty School in Thunder Bay. He went missing in 2005. His body was later found in the McIntyre River.
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The inquest, which began in October and will run until March, is examining the deaths of Jethro Anderson, 15, Paul Panacheese, 21, Robyn Harper, 18, Reggie Bushie, 15, Kyle Morrisseau, 17, Jordan Wabasse, 15, as well as Strang.
All of the young people came to the city from remote First Nations for high school. They died between 2000 and 2011.
Watch live streaming video from the inquest here.
Follow CBC Thunder Bay report Jody Porter as she tweets from the inquest.