NORTH BATTLEFORD – On Wednesday a preliminary hearing was scheduled for April 4 in North Battleford Provincial Court for a Saulteaux First Nation woman charged with first-degree murder.
Thirty-two-year-old Jannay Blackbird is charged in connection to the death of 20-year-old Damian Moosomin whose body was found in the 1500 block of 105 Street in North Battleford in May 2020.
Others arrested for Moosomin’s murder include Stormy Wapass-Semaganis from Edmonton, Tye Partridge, 23, from Moosomin First Nation, Denver Roy, 36, from Sweetgrass First Nation, Melissa Semaganis, 41, from Poundmaker First Nation, and a young offender who can’t be identified in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Partridge, Blackbird, Wapass-Semaganis, and Semaganis are all charged with first-degree murder. Roy is charged with second-degree murder. The young offender is charged with accessory after the fact to murder.
The charges against the accused haven’t been proven in court.