182 unmarked graves were discovered near former residential school in BC
WARNING: Disturbing content.
There has been another grisly discovery at the site of a former residential school.
A total of 182 unmarked graves were discovered close to the former St. Eugene's Mission School near Cranbrook, British Columbia.
The graves were only about a metre deep.
The Kootenay Indian Residential School was run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate of the Roman Catholic Church.
It was opened in 1912, operated at the 1897-built St. Eugene Church, and closed in 1970.
Between 1912 and 1970, over 5,000 children have attended the school.
Today the building is a golf course and casino.