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Update: Third person charged in murder of Wendy Bird appears in court

NORTH BATTLEFORD – A third person charged in the murder of Wendy Bird has appeared in North Battleford Provincial Court.

Cassidy Kiskotagan, 19, of North Battleford is charged with accessory after the fact. Her attendance in North Battleford Provincial Court was waived Tuesday and her matter was adjourned until Nov. 30 when she is expected to appear by CCTV from the correctional centre.  She made her first appearance in court on Nov. 10 according to the RCMP. 

In October, Dustin Cookman-Watts, 25, of North Battleford was charged with second-degree murder and Melissa Kaponyas, 18, from Biggar was charged with accessory after the fact.

Shortly after 8 a.m., Warman RCMP received a report of a deceased person along Highway 16 near Maymont. 

The Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit continues to investigate with assistance from the Saskatoon and North Battlefords RCMP Forensic Identification Services Unit.

If anyone has information about Wendy’s whereabouts from Friday, Oct, 14 to the morning of Oct. 16, or witnessed any suspicious activity on Highway 16 near Maymont through the evening hours Oct. 15 - 16, the RCMP encourage you to contact police. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Story updated to reflect Kiskotagan's Nov. 15 court appearance. 

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