RCMP have charged a 29-year-old woman with first-degree murder after a 57-year-old man was found dead in Fort Vermilion, Alta.
On Oct. 17, police were called to a residence in the hamlet at around 10:30 p.m, where Barry Lizotte was found dead outside.
According to police, the suspect was also at the scene when officers arrived.
Sandra Wapoose was arrested by police and charged with first-degree murder.
Lizotte’s family told Global News the pair was a couple. Police confirmed that the suspect and the deceased were “in a relationship at one point.”
Wapoose remains in custody and is due in Fort Vermilion Provincial Court on Nov. 5.