Family prepares funeral for 'neighbourhood mom' killed by ex-soldier - News Summed Up

Family prepares funeral for 'neighbourhood mom' killed by ex-soldier


In August, the veteran tried to take his own life, overdosing on his PTSD medications and spending several days in hospital. Falling through the cracksA note Poulin wrote afterwards describes his desire to turn around his life and to care for his family members. It is critical of the Veterans Affairs programs, with Poulin saying he'd recover despite alleged shortcomings in PTSD care. She said in a telephone interview that she is still seeking the details of Poulin's care from Veterans Affairs, and she couldn't say if he was on waiting lists. Dr. Alexandra Heber, the chief psychiatrist at Veterans Affairs, said the Springhill murder-suicide is a "terrible, terrible tragedy," and said there will be an internal review.


Source: CBC News April 16, 2018 16:30 UTC


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