Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder

A 61 year old man has been arrested for the 2013 killing of Theresa Neville

A 61-year-old Kelowna man has now been charged with second degree murder in relation to the 2013 death of Theresa Neville.

It was more than four years ago when RCMP responded to a 911 emergency call from a home in the 300 block of Yates Road in Kelowna.

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When police arrived on scene June 18, 2013 at 12:37 a.m., they discovered the body of Theresa Ashley Neville, whose death was deemed to be a homicide.

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Her two children were on the scene.

“Jay Sinclaire Thomson of Kelowna, has now been formally charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Theresa Neville,” said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey spokesperson for the Kelowna Regional RCMP, in a press release.

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“He was arrested earlier today and will remain in police custody pending his first court appearance.”

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