33 year old man charged in Sexsmith murder

The accused has also been remanded into custody, and will make his next court appearance Wednesday morning. 

The woman’s body was found in a Sexsmith residence late last Friday morning, and police believe she and the accused were in a relationship at the time of the incident. However, their names are not being released to protect the identity of their children,who are believed to have witnessed the incident. 

The investigation is ongoing with an autopsy scheduled for tomorrow in Edmonton.