Six Nations woman charged with accessory to murder
An arrest has been made in connection to the murder of three people just outside the Oneida of the Thames First Nation in Ontario.
The deceased, Melissa Miller, Alan Porter and Michael Jamieson, were all members of Six Nations of the Grand River, a First Nations community near Brantford Ont.
They were found dead with a stolen grey 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck in a field around 10 a.m. on Nov. 4., in Middlesex County. Police would not say how the victims died.
According to media reports, Ontario Provincial Police, with the assistance of the Six Nations Police Service, arrested 36-year-old Kirsten Bomberry of Six Nations on Friday and charged her with three counts of accessory after the fact to murder.
Bomberry briefly appeared in court on Saturday and was remanded into custody.
The court case is expected to take place in London Ont and a publication ban is now in effect.
This is the first arrest in connection to the triple murder.
OPP say there will be periodic closures in Six Nations as their investigation continues, in area of 4th Line at Tuscarora Road and Onondaga Road.
The landfill in Six Nations will remain open but will only be accessible from Onondaga Road. The closures are expected to last for a several days.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police tip-line at 1-844-677-5050, or the Six Nations Police Service at 519-445-2811. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
Connection to similar incident in 2017
CTV News reports, Miller was seven months pregnant with a boy at the time of her death.
Police say Miller and Porter were cousins and Porter and Jamieson were close friends.
Sources tell CTV that Miller was Douglas Hill’s common-law wife.
Hill another Six Nations man, was found dead in 2017, in Oneida Nation of the Thames territory, not far from the location of the triple murder. Four people were charged in connection with his case including a 17-year-old girl.
The charges were all dismissed last month.
By Black Powder, RPM Staff