Woman charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of B.C. man in Leduc

A B.C. man is dead and an Alberta woman has been charged with second-degree murder following an aggravated assault in Leduc Sunday afternoon.

RCMP, fire crews and EMS were called to Sparrow Drive near Airport Road at around 3 p.m. and found a victim of a serious assault.

Patrick Ford, 44, of Port Alberni, B.C. died from his injuries.

A woman was arrested at the scene.

RCMP have charged 33-year-old Tyra Phillips of Lac La Biche, Alta., with second-degree murder.

Phillips is expected in Leduc Provincial Court on Aug. 19.

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