Loblaw offers financial support to families after stabbing

Edmonton Police Service vehicles guard a green Ford Explorer (far left) after multiple stabbing...

Edmonton Police Service vehicles guard a green Ford Explorer (far left) after multiple stabbing suspect 29-year-old Jayme Joshua Pasieka was arrested near 39 St., and 74 Ave., in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Just after 2 p.m. six people were stabbed at the Loblaws warehouse at 16104 - 121A Ave., 2 people were killed. Tom Braid/Edmonton Sun/QMI Agency

Catherine Griwkowsky, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 4:06 PM ET

EDMONTON ─ Loblaw is giving financial support to the victims of a stabbing that left two dead and four wounded at its Edmonton warehouse last week.

The company announced Wednesday it is setting up a trust fund for the families of the dead.

At any CIBC, Real Canadian Superstore, Real Canadian Wholesale Club, Extra Foods, Your Independent Grocers and nofrills stores in Alberta, donations can be made In Trust for Fitzroy Harris, 50, and Thierno Bah, 41 -- transit 08642, account 1980513.

The company is also offering grief counselling for families and coworkers.

Harris and Bah were killed, and four others were injured, when man went on a stabbing spree last Friday during shift change at the warehouse.

Harris died of multiple stab wounds and was found dead in the warehouse. Bah died of a single stab wound to the chest en route to hospital in an ambulance.

Work at the warehouse reopened on Monday on a voluntary basis.

OHS is investigating and has asked Loblaw to conduct its own internal investigation.


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