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Teacher Charged In Algonquin Park Student Trip Death In Court Today

Algonquin Park | by Bayshore News Staff  

Nicholas Mills is charged with criminal negligence causing death.

A teacher charged in the death of a high school student who drowned during a field trip to Algonquin park will be in court today.

15-year-old Jeremiah Perry was on a trip to Algonquin Provincial Park with other students from C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute in July 2017, when he went for a swim and vanished underwater.

A police dive team found the boy's body the next day.

The Toronto District School Board said Perry and 14 other students among the 32 on the trip had failed a mandatory swim test.

Nicholas Mills is charged with criminal negligence causing death.

 

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