Woman charged with second-degree murder returns to court Jan. 10

A 30-year-old woman charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man on the Samson First Nation on New Year’s Eve will return to court on Jan. 10 in Wetaskiwin.

A 30-year-old woman charged with second degree murder in the death of a man on the Samson First Nation on New Year’s Eve will return to court on Jan. 10 in Wetaskiwin.

Phoebe Firingstoney is charged in the death of Jamie Lee Soosay, 34.

Firingstoney made her first court appearance in Wetaskiwin provincial court on Tuesday.

Police received a complaint about 7:40 p.m. on Saturday that a male had been stabbed at a residence on the townsite of the Samson Cree Nation in Hobbema.

RCMP and Maskwachees EMS found a man with multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Firingstoney was arrested at the house.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday on Soosay.

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