Niganobe Was Charged In Death of Sault Police Officer in 2006

The woman charged with the abduction of a five year old child this weekend was also found guilty in the death of a Sault Ste. Marie police officer in 2006.

Jeanette Niganobe was charged with abduction of her five year old child, Nakina Boyer along with Richard Ingram of Blind River over the weekend when a routine traffic stop by OPP in Dryden Ontario discovered the child with the two adults.

Photo: Sault Ste. Marie Constable, Donald Doucet was killed when a minivan driven by Niganobe crashed into a police vehicle traveling on Black Road in 2006.

In May 2006, Niganobe was driving while impaired down McNabb Street hill when her vehicle collided with a Sault Ste. Marie Police vehicle killing Sault Ste. Marie Police Constable Donald Doucet . Doucet was in the passenger seat of the police cruiser. Another officer, Constable William Freeman , who sustained injuries survived the crash.

Niganobe was found guilty of impaired driving causing death in June 2008.

Both Niganobe and Ingram appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice Video Bail in Dryden, and both were remanded into custody.

The OPP are continuing their investigation into the abduction.

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