Lac Seul member Adam Capay, 26, is due back in provincial court early in the new year. A judge is expected to make a decision on whether or not to stay proceedings, or continue to trial.
Capay is accused of killing 34-year-old Sherman Quisses of Neskantaga First Nation in 2012. A stay of charges means a discontinuation of the prosecution. However, stayed charges can be “brought back to life” within one year of the day they are stayed.
The province's ombudsman took the ministry of community safety and corrections to task last year, following a report on the use of solitary confinement, which featured Capay's case.
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