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Death of woman in northern Saskatchewan ruled a homicide

Death of woman in northern Saskatchewan ruled a homicide
Saskatchewan RCMP has ruled the death of Sheena Billette a homicide, but has not released a cause of death. Facebook

UPDATE: Five facing charges, 2 sought after homicide in northern Saskatchewan

The death of a woman in northern Saskatchewan has been ruled a homicide by RCMP.

The body of Sheena Billette was found by a motorist on Highway 102, roughly eight kilometres north of La Ronge, on the morning of Dec. 23.

READ MORE: RCMP trying to shed light on events leading up to woman’s death in northern Sask.

An autopsy was conducted on Friday.

Police said on Monday that Billette’s death was determined to be a homicide based on the results of the autopsy and information obtained during the investigation.

No other details, including a cause of death, has been released by police. Officials said updates will be provided as they become available.

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READ MORE: Body of woman found on highway north of La Ronge, Sask.

Members of the RCMP major crime unit and La Ronge RCMP continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact La Ronge RCMP at 306-425-6730 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

La Ronge is roughly 345 kilometres north of Saskatoon.