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Colleen Sillito-Kruger's Family To Meet With Ministers For Inquiry

10/14/2015 10:55 EDT | Updated 10/14/2015 10:59 EDT
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EDMONTON — A grieving family is hoping a meeting today with two Alberta government ministers will result in a public inquiry being called into the death of a 46-year-old woman.

Colleen Sillito-Kruger was killed at her Fort Saskatchewan home on Oct. 2 by her former boyfriend Paul Jacob, who then killed himself.

Colleen's mother, Joyce Sillito, says a small family delegation will meet with Status of Women Minister Shannon Phillips and Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley.

Sillito says the family is impressed with how quickly the meeting was arranged, lauding the ministers for being "very prompt'' in responding to the family's request.

She says her family is not looking to blame anyone, just to make sure the right tools are there for the next person dealing with a family violence situation.

The family has said Sillito-Kruger was a victim of escalating threats and violence and had obtained a peace bond from the RCMP that was violated many times.

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