Ashley Smith Investigation

Choking Attempts Began Within Hours Of Arrival (WARNING: GRAPHIC)

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Just hours after a drugged teen arrived at the prison in which she would die, she trashed the sprinkler head in her segregation cell, causin...

Inquest Hears From Man Who Filmed Ashley Smith's Death

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The sound of gasping breaths followed by frantic chest compressions filled an inquest courtroom Monday as video of the last-ditch efforts to...

Tories Won't Reveal What They Know, Rae Says

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae is calling for a public inquiry to get to the root of the tragedy that befell Ashley Smith, the troubled teen ...

Battle Over 'Shocking' Cell Videos

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - A decision by federal prison authorities to ask the courts to stop release of prison videos of a disturbed teenager who died in her cell was...