46-Year-Old Alberta Female Charged with Second Degree Murder Following Domestic Altercation

Morley, Alberta – On October 1 at 10:31 p.m., Cochrane RCMP responded to a complaint of a stabbing at a residence in Morley.


The 42-year-old male, of Morley, was located outside of the residence, and declared deceased on scene. An autopsy was performed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary earlier this morning confirming the manner of death.

46-year-old Vanessa Poucette, of Morley, was arrested without incident and transported to the Cochrane RCMP Detachment. RCMP Major Crimes South Unit, with the assistance of Cochrane RCMP Detachment, has maintained carriage of this investigation.

Vanessa Poucette has been charged with second degree murder and remains in custody. She is scheduled to attend court in Calgary on October 6 at 9:00 a.m. The victim has been identified as Brennon Riley Twoyoungmen.

No other people were injured during this incident and at no time was there any danger to other persons.

This matter, including the investigation information, is now a matter before the courts.

Cochrane RCMP