Third person charged after woman found dead in shopping cart in Edmonton alley – Edmonton

WATCH ABOVE: Two people have been charged following the June death of a 42-year-old woman. Shallima Maharaj reports.

EDMONTON – A third person has been charged in connection with the death of a 42-year-old woman who was found in an Edmonton alley in June.

Police announced Tuesday afternoon they have charged Sophie Isabelle Frenchman, 48, with second-degree murder in Andrea Marie Berg’s death.

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Police discovered Berg’s body in a shopping cart in the area of 124 Street and 113 Avenue on June 16. Her legs, arms and mouth were taped, police said.

An autopsy confirmed Berg died of blunt force trauma. Her death was deemed a homicide.

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In mid-August, police charged Lana Jane Pelletier, 36, with second-degree murder in Berg’s death, and John Charles Kisil, 50, with accessory after the fact to murder.

Berg was a member of the Hope Mission community and friends described her as kind and loving.

Anyone with information on Berg’s death is asked to contact police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

Editor’s note: This story was originally published on Wednesday, Aug. 12. It was updated at 3:14 p.m. MT Tuesday, Sept. 22 to include information about a third person being charged. 

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