No wrong doing in death of assailant in rampage at First Nation office near Lillooet

FILE PHOTO: Investigators enter the Bridge River Indian Band office where one man died following an attack, near Lillooet, B.C., on Wednesday October 14, 2015. Crown counsel has found no wrong doing regarding the actions taken to subdue the assailant.
Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

BRIDGE RIVER - There was no wrong doing in the death of an assailant in an attack at the Bridge River First Nation office near Lillooet, according to Crown counsel.

David Allan Patrick James seriously injured 11 people during the Oct. 14, 2015 attack.

James went from office to office, beating employees with a hammer before he was subdued by staff.

Police said they were unable to transport him because he was unconscious and unresponsive. He could not be revived.

Crown counsel investigated the incident and in a media release today announced they found no wrong doing in the actions of those who subdued the attacker.


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