Police are searching for the seventh person charged in connection with the death of a 25-year-old Edmonton woman who went missing after travelling to the North Battleford area for a funeral this spring.Saskatchewan RCMP said Friday that Nikita Sandra Cook, 31, from Onion Lake Cree Nation has been charged with first degree murder and kidnapping in connection with Tiki Laverdiere’s death.An RCMP news release said Cook is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant and should not be approached.
Saskatchewan RCMP say Nikita Sandra Cook, 31, of Onion Lake Cree Nation is charged with first degree murder and wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in connection with the death of Tiki Laverdiere, whose body was found outside Edmonton this spring. Saskatchewan RCMP photos submitted to the Saskatoon StarPhoenix
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Laverdiere last had contact with her family on May 1, four days after attending a funeral near Thunderchild First Nation. She was reported missing on May 12; an RCMP canine unit found her body outside Edmonton on July 11.Cook is charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping, improperly interfering with a human body and vehicle theft.RCMP have previously reported that Shayla Orthner, 27, and Danita Thomas, 32, from North Battleford are charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping, improperly interfering with a human body and theft of a motor vehicle.Jesse Sangster, 23, was arrested in Edmonton and has been charged with vehicle theft and being an accessory after the fact to murder. Brent Checkosis, 18, of North Battleford, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder, improperly interfering with a human body and vehicle theft.