Wife charged after Didsbury senior found shot dead
By Sarah McGinnis, Calgary HeraldDecember 12, 2010
A 60-year-old Didsbury-area woman was charged Saturday night with
second-degree murder after the shooting death of her husband.
Police found the 68-year-old man dead in a rural home west of
Didsbury Friday night after police say a woman called saying she shot
Before Friday's phone call, RCMP say they had not had "any prior
domestic violence investigations associated to the accused and
deceased," said RCMP spokesman Sgt. Tim Taniguchi. "I can tell you it is
classified as a family relations incident," Taniguchi said.
He would not say whether anyone else was at the residence at the time
of the incident, nor whether a weapon was seized at the scene.
The RCMP major crimes unit and forensic identification services are
on the scene today to continue the investigation.
The family of the deceased has requested police not to release the
Mounties charged Heather Wilson Duncan with seconddegree murder.
Duncan is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court in Didsbury on