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Inquest into the death of John MacAulay ends with no recommendations

No recommendations made by inquest jury into the death of John MacAulay at the Saskatchewan Correctional Centre. File / Global News

The inquest into the death of John MacAulay was expected to run until Wednesday, but concluded a day early.

A jury found MacAulay died by suicide in March 2016 while in custody at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre.

READ MORE: Inquest underway into 2016 death of John MacAulay at Saskatoon Correctional Centre

He was on remand, awaiting trial for second-degree murder in the 2014 death of Norman Playter.

MacAulay was accused of putting Playter’s body in a refrigerator and then setting it on fire.

Both men were members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club.

READ MORE: Saskatoon inmate didn’t show suicide warning signs before death: inquest

Before his death, MacAulay denied the allegations in a letter to his lawyer, which remand staff could not read due to privilege laws.

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The jurors did not make any recommendations at the end of the inquest.

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