Inquest into death of Samwel Uko postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

Samwel Uko is shown in a family handout photo. The grieving family of a football player who they say died by suicide after seeking help at a Regina hospital believes a recent change by health officials may have saved him.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Facebook Samwel Uko is shown in a family handout photo. The grieving family of a football player who they say died by suicide after seeking help at a Regina hospital believes a recent change by health officials may have saved him.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Facebook

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