National Newswatch

What began as a simple, unreturned phone call from a veteran’s parents inquiring about errors on their son’s death certificate grew into controversial public inquiry that has cost Canadian taxpayers more than $3.5 million.

That will be the approximate final bill for the inquiry by the Military Police Complaints Commission (MPCC) into the suicide of Afghanistan vet Stuart Langridge.

The bill doesn’t include the salaries of several federal government lawyers employed on the file.

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