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Passenger in car involved in deadly confrontation with Sask. RCMP facing charges

Charges laid against the passenger in a car involved in a RCMP police chase in North Battleford which resulted in the shooting death of the driver. Phillip Bollman / Global News

Charges have been laid against a woman who was a passenger in a car involved in a police chase in North Battleford, Sask., which resulted in the shooting death of the driver.

Amanda Wahobin, 28, is charged with possession of property obtained by crime.

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She is also charged with robbery and breach of a conditional sentence order which RCMP said were not related to Saturday’s events.

Wahobin was the passenger in the car driven by Brydon Bryce Whitstone, 22, that rammed a police vehicle on Saturday evening during the chase.

Whitstone was then shot by an officer which RCMP said was “in response to the driver’s actions following the pursuit.”

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Police performed life-saving measures on Whitstone until paramedics arrived.

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He died on his way to hospital.

Wahobin made her first appearance Monday in North Battleford provincial court and remains in custody until her next appearance on Tuesday.

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