Body found in Saskatchewan: Eighth person charged in death of Edmonton woman

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — An eighth person has been charged in the death of an Edmonton woman who disappeared in the spring after travelling to Saskatchewan to attend a funeral.

RCMP say 55-year old Mavis Quinn Takakenew of North Battleford, Sask., has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

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Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere, who was 25, disappeared in April.

Her remains were found by a police dog outside North Battleford on July 11.

She was in the city to attend a service for Tristen Cook-Buckle, who police have said was also a homicide victim.

Takakenew is to appear in North Battleford provincial court on Friday.

Police say they are still trying to find Nikita Sandra Cook, a 31-year-old from the Onion Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, who has been charged with first-degree murder and kidnapping.

They say Cook is wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant and should not be approached.

Six others have already been charged in Laverdiere's death, including Nicole Cook, the mother of Cook-Buckle.

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