Charges laid in connection with death of Armstrong woman

Jillian McKinty, a mother of two, was found dead in her Armstrong home on November 27, 2013.
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ARMSTRONG - A Salmon Arm man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of an Armstrong woman.

Jillian McKinty, 27, was found deceased in her home on Wolfenden Terrace in Armstrong Nov. 27, 2013. She was a mother of two.

“The circumstances surrounding Jillian’s death were suspicious in nature,” RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk said in a media release. 

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit was asked to take over the investigation. 

On Wednesday, Aug. 27 2014, after an exhaustive investigation, charges of manslaughter and theft under $5000 were laid against Logan Scott, a 31-year-old resident of Salmon Arm.

Scott has been remanded in custody and will appear in Vernon Provincial Court Friday. 

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