At approximately 7 a.m. on September 8th, 2023, Stoney Nakoda RCMP were dispatched to a disturbance on Stoney Nakoda Nation.

When they arrived, they found Stoney Nakoda resident Donald Nepoose (55) deceased.

An autopsy completed on September 11th, 2023, deemed the death to be a homicide.

After a rigorous investigation, Stoney Nakoda resident Cynthia Dixon (48) was arrested and charged on March 1, 2024, with second degree murder in connection to Nepoose's death.

Dixon was remanded into custody after a Judicial Interim Release Hearing and will appear in the Alberta Court of Justice in Cochrane on March 5, 2024.