Buffalo Narrows woman charged with manslaughter

A 52-year-old woman from Buffalo Narrows is facing a manslaughter charge following the death of a 56-year-old woman from that same community.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. on September 25, 2017, Buffalo Narrows RCMP responded to a call of an unresponsive, adult female at a residence in that community. A 56-year-old female was located injured and was taken to local hospital by EMS and later air-lifted to Saskatoon. On September 29, 2017, she succumbed to her injuries in hospital.

The deceased is identified as 56-year-old Lillian Wuttunee of Buffalo Narrows, SK.

On October 11, 2017, following investigation, 52-year-old Brenda Laura Tobac of Buffalo Narrows was arrested without incident and subsequently charged with Manslaughter – sec. 236(b) CC

Tobac has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to next appear in court in Buffalo Narrows at 10:00 a.m. on November 8, 2017.

This investigation is ongoing and involves RCMP Major Crimes Unit North, Buffalo Narrows RCMP and Saskatoon General Investigation Section.