Woman charged with partner’s death

A Pelican Lake woman has been charged after the death of her domestic parther.

According to RCMP, on Jan 7, members of the Spiritwood RCMP were called to a residence on the Pelican Lake First Nation for an altercation between an adult male and female.

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When they arrived they discovered that the 24-year-old woman had minor injuries and the 39-year-old man was deceased, says a release issued by RCMP.

The woman was arrested at the scene, transported to hospital for treatment of her injuries, and released into police custody.

Assisting with the investigation are the RCMP Major Crimes Unit North, North Battleford Forensic Identification Section, and Blood Pattern Analysts from Edmonton. An autopsy of the deceased was to be conducted in Saskatoon on Jan. 8.

Charged with Second Degree Murder is Donya Hope Lewis (1994-04-08) of Pelican Lake First Nation in the death of Nathan James Bill (1979-05-25) also of the Pelican Lake First Nation. Lewis and Bill were in a domestic relationship. 

Lewis made her first court appearance in Spiritwood Provincial Court on Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. Her next court appearance will be Feb. 12 in Spiritwood Provincial Court.


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