SASKATOON — Christopher Pauchay, the 25-year-old Saskatchewan father from Yellow Quill First Nation awaiting a sentencing circle for his role in the freezing deaths of his two daughters last winter, will remain in jail after breaching his bail conditions.
Judge Barry Morgan heard arguments from the Crown and defence on Jan. 15 in a Melfort courtroom but adjourned the decision until Friday. Evidence and arguments presented during Pauchay’s bail hearing are banned from publication.
Greenwater RCMP arrested Pauchay on Jan. 8 — the day after Morgan agreed to allow his request for a sentencing circle — at a drinking establishment in a town near the reserve. Pauchay faces charges of violating his release conditions by drinking on two separate occasions — Dec. 14 and Jan. 8.
It was almost a year ago, on Jan. 29, 2008, that an intoxicated Pauchay l