By Tyler Griffin THE CANADIAN PRESS HAMILTON- A lawyer representing the grandmother of an Indigenous teen who died after going missing from a group home says Ontario should establish more Indigenous-led and culturally appropriate services for youth in crisis to prevent similar tragedies. Justin Safayeni is making closing arguments at the inquest into Devon Freeman’s death and says there’s a need for more funding from the provincial and the federal governments to better support off-reserve Indigenous children and their families. The inquest has heard that Freeman was 16 when he was reported missing in from the Lynwood Charlton Centre group home in the Flamborough area of Hamilton in the fall of 2017. He was found dead in April of 2018 and an autopsy determined he died by hanging. Safayeni and
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