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Vancouver police seek for lacking Indigenous girl

Mckenna Nakogee, 21, was final seen in downtown Vancouver on July 7 and was final involved together with her household on Monday, July 11

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The Vancouver Police Division has reported a second girl lacking in Vancouver.

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Police stated Harrison had been in common contact with household till March, when she texted her mother from the DTES.

There have been unconfirmed sightings of Harrison since then however she hasn’t cashed any authorities help cheques since April.

Surrey RCMP have been the primary to place out a information launch on Could 11 asking for info to assist discover her. Twenty days later the VPD put out an identical launch.

When you’ve got any info on Nakogee or Harrison’s whereabouts, please contact the Vancouver Police Lacking Particular person Unit at 604-717-2530.

The Vancouver Police Division got here below hearth two weeks in the past for its dealing with of the case of a lacking 14-year-old Indigenous lady Noelle O’Soup, who was discovered lifeless in a Vancouver rooming home on Could 1, 2022 — virtually a 12 months after she was reported lacking. O’Soup was a member of the Key First Nation in Saskatchewan.

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The division was additionally criticized for its fast dedication {that a} 24-year-old Indigenous girl whose stays have been present in Shaughnessy 18-months after going lacking was not suspicious.

The remains of Sheila Poorman’s daughter, Chelsea, were found outside a vacant mansion in Vancouver’s wealthy Shaughnessy neighbourhood on April 22.
The stays of Sheila Poorman’s daughter, Chelsea, have been discovered outdoors a vacant mansion in Vancouver’s rich Shaughnessy neighbourhood on April 22. Photograph by Arlen Redekop /PNG

Chelsea Poorman, a member of the Kawacatoose First Nation in Saskatchewan, was reported lacking on Sept. 8, 2020. The case remained open till a contractor working on the property discovered her physique on April 22.

Vancouver police introduced the invention quickly after and stated it appeared Poorman died across the time she disappeared, and her dying was not suspicious.

The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, or UBCIC, and B.C. First Nations Justice Council each cried foul, demanding a full investigation into Poorman’s disappearance and the way she died.

Greater than 60 Indigenous girl have gone lacking in Vancouver, a lot of whom have been victims of serial killer Robert Pickton, who was jailed in 2007. The Vancouver Police Division later apologized for its dealing with of these instances.

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