Accused Rocky Mountain House murderer in court

Marshall Lawrence Stone charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder

A Rocky Mountain House man accused of murdering a woman and the attempted murder of her sister was in court Wednesday.

Marshall Lawrence Stone was charged after Rocky Mountain House RCMP responded to several calls around 7:30 p.m. on July 26 that a man was armed with a gun in a local residence.

When police arrived, they found Ashley Smith-Ames dead and her sister Alexis Ames suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

Three children in the home, including Smith-Ames’s five-year-old son, were uninjured.

An autopsy determined Smith-Ames had been shot during what police described as a “domestic situation.”

Murder

Stone turned himself into police and was charged on July 27.

He returns to Rocky Mountain House provincial court on Sept. 25.



News tips

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre outgrows its temporary space

Working with clients in Red Deer and across central Alberta

Horse abusers shouldn’t profit off the sales of sick or starving equines, say women

Too many poor-condition horses are being auctioned off in central Alberta, they maintain

Blaine Calkins easily takes Red Deer-Lacombe for Conservatives

Blaine Calkins won 80 per cent of the vote

Your community calendar

Tuesday The Small Business Centre at Burman University’s School of Business invites… Continue reading

Sylvan Lake brewery hosting creepy cabaret

Boo’s and Brews is hosted by Undercurrent Brewery on Oct. 25

Lacombe, Red Deer judged among Canada’s 20 best places to live

Lacombe has placed fifth in Moneyinc.com’s 20 best places to live in… Continue reading

Ponoka putting former visitor information centre up for sale

Ponoka has declared the building that previously housed the town’s visitor information… Continue reading

Election results reflect a divided nation

Under the guise of a minority victory for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Canadians… Continue reading

Canadian rookie Mfiondu Kabengele learning quickly from Clippers superstars

VANCOUVER — Canadian rookie Mfiondu Kabengele knows he has a lot to… Continue reading

Canada beefs up in women’s curling to counter international surge

CALGARY — Canada is deeper in women’s curling talent and so is… Continue reading

The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed

NEW YORK — Actress Alexis Bledel has been bookish and sweet on… Continue reading

Most Read