UPDATE: Fifth arrest made in La Ronge homicide investigation

February 5, 2020
La Ronge , Saskatchewan

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An individual wanted in relation to the ongoing homicide investigation of Sheena Billette has been located and arrested on February 4, 2020.

25-year-old Charlie Napthalie Charles was located in a residence in Prince Albert, SK. He was arrested by the Prince Albert Police Service for his outstanding Warrant for Arrest for First Degree Murder, Kidnapping and Forcible Confinement.

Charles will remain in custody until his first Provincial Court appearance in La Ronge on February 6, 2020, at 9:30 a.m.
The investigation is ongoing.

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UPDATE – Female Arrested – Billette Homicide

2020-01-20

On January 18, 2020 Kandi Rose Ratt (dob 1992-06-16) was located in Christopher Lake, Sask and arrested by officers from the Prince Albert RCMP. Her first court appearance of charges of Accessory After the Fact to Murder of Sheena Billette on Dec 23, 2019 was on Monday January 20, 2020 in Prince Albert Provincial Court.

Still at large is Charlie (CJ) Napthalie Charles (DOB: 1995-01-06) who is wanted for First Degree Murder, Sec. 235(1), Kidnapping Sec. 279(1.1) and Forcible Confinement Sec. 279(2) of the Criminal Code .

Charles is described as 175 cms (5'9") tall and weighs approximately 54 kgs (119lbs). He has black hair and brown eyes. Charles is missing his left index finger and left baby finger, which may still be bandaged. If anyone has any information about the whereabouts of Charles please contact the La Ronge RCMP at 306-425-6730. Information can also be submitted anonymously to Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

UPDATE - La Ronge RCMP - Death of Sheena Billette Deemed a Homicide

2020-01-14

Charges have been laid in the homicide investigation of 28-year-old Sheena Marie Billette of La Ronge, SK. Sheena was located seven kilometers north of La Ronge on Highway 102 on December 23, 2019.

Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes Unit South; La Ronge and Prince Albert General Investigation Sections; the Prince Albert and Tisdale Forensic Identification Sections; Prince Albert Police; and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service have all been involved in the investigation.

Four individuals have been charged with First Degree Murder, Sec. 235(1), Kidnapping Sec. 279(1.1) and Forcible Confinement Sec. 279(2) of the Criminal Code:

  • Charlie Napthalie Charles (DOB: 1995-01-06);
  • Deborah Maggie Mckenzie (DOB: 1989-12-11);
  • Telsa Jane Mckenzie (DOB: 1995-06-07); and
  • Sharise Justice Sutherland-Kayseas (DOB: 1995-01-31).

Also facing charges of Accessory After the Fact to Murder, contrary to Sec. 240 of the Criminal Code, is Kandi Rose Ratt (DOB: 1992-06-16).

Sharise Sutherland-Kayseas, Deborah Mckenzie and Telsa Mckenzie were arrested in La Ronge, SK, on January 13, 2020.

Kandi Rose Ratt and Charlie Napthalie Charles are still at large and are considered to be dangerous. If seen, do not approach and call police immediately.

Saskatchewan RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in locating Ratt and Charles. Anyone with information of the whereabouts of Ratt and Charles, is urged to contact La Ronge RCMP by calling 306- 4250-6730. Information can also be submitted anonymously to Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

La Ronge RCMP - Death of Sheena Billette Deemed a Homicide

The investigation into the death of Sheena Marie Billette continues. An autopsy was completed on Friday, December 27, 2019 in Regina. Based on the results of the autopsy and information obtained during the investigation, her death has been determined to be a homicide.

The Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit and La Ronge RCMP continue to investigate, therefore, there are no further details available at this time. Additional updates will be provided as soon as they become available.

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