Care home resident Frederick McKay was found dead in the cold. His sister wants answers, and accountability – CBC

Sask. RCMP says it’s now ‘requiring officers to attend all missing persons complaints in person’

Jan 17, 2020

The death of a Saskatchewan care home resident who wandered away on a cold day in 2017 has left the man’s sister with a lot of questions.

On Boxing Day of that year, 59-year-old Frederick Stephen McKay — Steve to his family — walked out of his rural support home outside Prince Albert.

Cecile Corrigal, McKay’s older sister, still wonders why his body was not found until the next morning, when he was discovered on a portion of grid road less than a kilometre from the care home.

“I want accountability and answers,” Corrigal said. “This could have been prevented. Steve didn’t have to die this way.”

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