June 24, 2014 12:36 pm
Updated: June 24, 2014 2:09 pm

Lumby man charged with murder

51-year-old Linda Marie Stewart

51-year-old Linda Marie Stewart


LUMBY – A murder charge has been laid in the death of a woman in the north Okanagan.

Last Thursday evening, police were called to a home on Trinity Valley Road near Lumby where they found the body of 51-year-old Linda Marie Stewart, also known as Linda Ross.

Police say Howard Everett was also on the property suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Everett has been charged with second degree murder and remains in hospital in Kelowna under police guard.

RCMP say Stewart, who was a school teacher in Vernon, had been in a relationship with Everett for a brief time.

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