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Man arrested in the 2018 death of Vernon woman

January 25, 2021 - 5:21 PM

A man has been arrested for manslaughter in the death of a Vernon woman who died in 2018.

Shaun Ross Wiebe, 43, has been charged with manslaughter and assault causing bodily harm after being arrested by Vernon North Okanagan RCMP on Saturday.

He’s charged in relation to the death of Heather Barker, 37. She was found by police in an unresponsive state in her Vernon residence on March 15, 2018. She was taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital where she died.

The North Okanagan RCMP Serious Crime Unit has been investigating ever since and the B.C. Prosecution Service have now approved the charges.

Wiebe will be held in custody pending a court appearance tomorrow, Jan. 26.

READ MORE: RCMP investigating death of woman found unresponsive in Vernon home

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