Family reacts to arrest of man accused of killing Tina Fontaine

APTN National News

The man accused of killing 15-year old Tina Fontaine will make his first court appearance in Winnipeg Tuesday.

Raymond Cormier, 53, has been charged with 2nd degree murder in the teen’s death.

APTN’s Dennis Ward has more on the impact Fontaine’s death is having in her home city.

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Dennis is Metis from southern Manitoba. After spending a decade working in TV in Alberta and Ontario, Dennis returned to Manitoba to join APTN’s Winnipeg bureau as reporter/correspondent in September 2014. In 2016, he won a Canadian Association of Journalists award for his story A Soldier Scorned for APTN Investigates. In 2017, he became a host/producer for APTN National News and Face to Face. In 2020, Dennis and co host Melissa Ridgen were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best News Anchor, National.