This story has been updated in bold. An error was made on the middle name of the woman charged with murder and her age was also incorrectly released.
PRINCE GEORGE, BC: On Friday, September 10, 2021, the Prince George RCMP arrested a suspect in connection with a homicide investigation from July 2020.
Investigators from the Prince George RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit arrested 56 year-old Charlene Jane ALEXANDER for the murder of Jessie Mae Hayward-Lines.
“This file has remained a priority for our investigators, who have worked tirelessly to get the investigation to this point. We extend our deepest condolences to the family of Jessie Mae Hayward-Lines, who have endured immense grief this past year,” states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.
Back on July 2, 2020, RCMP responded to a serious incident at the Prince George Courthouse where a female victim was stabbed by another woman. The 26 year-old victim was taken to UHNBC and died from her injuries a short time later.
The B.C. Prosecution Service approved one count of First Degree Murder; ALEXANDER will remain in custody until her next court appearance.