Prisoner who suffered fractured ribs in custody is freed

by - October 5, 2017

A Yellowknife man, who suffered two ribs fractured while in RCMP custody in July has been released from jail after 70 days in pre-trial custody. Judge Garth Malakoe sentenced Michael Cotchilly, 42, to 105 days in jail yesterday afternoon – giving him 1.5 days credit for each day in jail. Crown prosecutor Billi Wun had…

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