The drumbeat grew louder for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal woman Monday night in Winnipeg, as family members sang and prayed in commemoration of their 15 year-old “beauty queen” whose body was discovered in the city’s Red River one year ago.
Tina Fontaine’s body was gruesomely pulled from the river in a plastic bag Aug. 17, 2014. Police believe her killer, still at large, left her in that state. It was about a week after she went missing from Child and Family Services’ care.
“It feels like yesterday that she’s been gone,” said her cousin, Rose Fontaine, 16, from Sagkeeng First Nation.
The cousin poked over a now-weathered make-shift memorial site — with candles, sweet grass, and personal mementos —looking for…
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