A provincial inquiry investigating why a former Canadian soldier killed his household and himself is ready to renew as we speak in Nova Scotia.
On Jan. 3, 2017, Lionel Desmond used a semi-automatic rifle to kill his 52-year-old mom Brenda, his 31-year-old spouse Shanna and their 10-year-old daughter Aaliyah within the household’s dwelling in Huge Tracadie, N.S.
The fatality inquiry has heard that the previous Canadian soldier was affected by extreme post-traumatic stress dysfunction and a attainable traumatic mind harm when he was launched from the navy in 2015.
The inquiry has additionally heard that Desmond obtained no therapeutic therapy within the 4 months earlier than the deadly shootings.
The inquiry started hearings in early 2020, however it was suspended in March, quickly after the COVID-19 pandemic was declared.
Desmond’s sister Cassandra and different members of the Desmond household are anticipated to provide proof this week on the hearings in Port Hawkesbury, N.S.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Feb. 16, 2021.
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