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MLA wants an inquiry into the death of Tina Fontaine

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An MLA has launched a petition calling for an inquiry into the 2014 death of Manitoban Tina Fontaine.

New Democrat Nahanni Fontaine, who is the MLA for St. Johns, posted the petition online Thursday.

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It asks for signatures supporting Premier Brian Pallister and Justice Minister Heather Stefanson immediately calling a provincial public inquiry.

The petition already has hundreds of shares on social media.

15-year-old Tina Fontaine was found dead in the Red River in the summer of 2014.

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In February, Raymond Cormier was found not guilty of second-degree murder, sparking public outcry.

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