Regina police charge 2nd woman in connection with 2021 homicide

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Regina Police Service (RPS) have charged a second person in connection with the death of 24-year-old Peri A.N. Redwood of Regina, in October 2021. It was Regina’s ninth victim of homicide in 2021.

On Saturday, police charged 32-year-old Regina resident Jenell Dawn Cote with second-degree murder and failing to comply with a condition of a release order.

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On October 13, 2021, police were dispatched to a house in the 1700 block of Ottawa Street for a report of a deceased person.

“A day later, police confirmed that the case was a homicide investigation and released the identity of the victim, 24-year-old (Redwood),” said police. “A comprehensive investigation by investigators from the Major Crimes Unit (assisted by numerous other sections) followed, leading to the arrest, in February 2022 of a 23-year-old woman from the Punnichy District.”

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Hope Reign Cyr, 23, was the first person charged in relation to Redwood’s death.

Cote made her first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on Monday.

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