August 23, 2014 3:04 pm
Updated: August 23, 2014 4:41 pm

Family and friends remember slain teen Tina Fontaine

Tina Fontaine went missing from a Winnipeg group home on Aug. 9. Her body was found in the Red River on Sunday.

Winnipeg Police Service handout / Global News

Family and friends of Tina Fontaine are saying their final goodbyes this afternoon.

A funeral for the slain teen is being held  in her home community of Sagkeeng First Nation.

The body of the 15-year-old was found wrapped in a bag in the Red River August 17th.

She was reported missing on August 9th.

Her death has sparked outrage from community members and leaders right across the country, and renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

 

 

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