OTHER HOMICIDES IN THE CITY THIS YEAR
Cadence O’Soup, 15, was pronounced dead on June 3 after suffering a fatal gunshot wound.
A 16-year-old girl, whose identity is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was charged with criminal negligence causing death. A date for her next court appearance has not been set.
Officers responded on June 3 around 1 a.m. after a report of an injured male in the 500 block of Avenue J South. O’Soup died from his injuries.
Cheona Badger, who identified herself as O’Soup’s aunt-in-law, said in a Facebook message that while her nephew may have been rolling with a tough crowd, he’ll be remembered as “funny, silly and outgoing.”
A 30-year-old woman who had been dating Colin Sutherland for around one year is charged with second-degree murder in his death. Sheritta Kahpeaysewat, identified by Sutherland’s daughter as his girlfriend, told court during her first appearance that she has never committed a crime. Her preliminary hearing is set for October.
Officers found a man dead in an apartment in the 200 block of Fifth Avenue North before midnight on April 1. .
Kelsie Sutherland said her 54-year-old father had recently retired from working at a high school in North Battleford.
“He really wanted the best for everybody around him,” she said.
A 26-year-old man faces numerous charges, including firstdegree murder and kidnapping, in connection with the Valentine’s Day death of 28-year-old James Chaisson.
Brandin Cole Brick was arrested and also charged with possession of a prohibited firearm and breaching a court order. Brick’s case remains before the courts.
The death “is not believed to be random in nature,” police said.
Chaisson’s body was found after officers responded to a report of an injured man in the 100 block of Avenue P South around 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 14. Police said Chaisson died at the scene.