Canada stabbings suspect Myles Sanderson dies after arrest

Thursday - 08/09/2022 08:52 Author: Editors Desk Source: BBC News:
The suspect in a stabbing spree in Canada which left 10 people dead and 19 injured has died after being captured by police.
GETTY IMAGES / The scene of Myles Sanderson's capture
GETTY IMAGES / The scene of Myles Sanderson's capture

Myles Sanderson, 32, experienced "medical distress" after the arrest on a motorway in the province of Saskatchewan following a high-speed chase and died later, police say.

They gave no details. An unnamed official earlier said that Sanderson died of self-inflicted injuries.

Ten victims remain in hospital.

Three are in a critical condition.

It is not clear what prompted Sunday's mass killings which encompassed 13 separate crime scenes. Both suspects - Myles Sanderson and his brother Damien, 31 - are dead.

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