Man charged in Tina Fontaine's death to appear in court Tuesday

WINNIPEG - A man accused of killing 15-year-old Tina Fontaine is scheduled to appear in a Winnipeg court Tuesday.

Raymond Cormier, who is 53, was arrested last week in Vancouver and is charged with second-degree murder.

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Court documents allege Tina was killed around Aug. 10, 2014 -- 10 days after the teen was first reported missing from foster care.

Police picked her up two days before it's believed she was killed, but did not take her into custody.

Tina's family says she was taken into the custody of Child and Family Services and placed in a downtown hotel, but ran away.

Her body was found wrapped in a bag in the Red River Aug. 17.



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