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By Angela Brown and Tyler Marr
Three individuals testified on day one of the coroner’s inquest into the death of Brydon Whitstone.
The 22-year-old from Onion Lake was fatally shot in an altercation with the RCMP in North Battleford on Oct. 21, 2017.
Eighteen witnesses are anticipated to give testimony.
Among them Monday was Regina Police Service Detective Sgt. Pierre Beauchesne with the RCMP Major Crimes Unit and the lead investigator in the independent investigation into the fatal shooting. It determined no criminal charges would be laid against the officer involved.