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Castlegar woman pleads guilty to attempted murder

Castlegar Source
By Castlegar Source
May 11th, 2011

A 50-year-old Castlegar woman entered a guilty plea in provincial court Monday and is being held in custody unttil her sentencing.

Robyn Mackay was charged with attempted murder after an incident Aug. 15.

“At (about) 12:15 a.m., Castlegar RCMP received a report of an elderly adult male being the victim of a stabbing incident within his residence,” said Staff Sgt. Dan Seibel.

“RCMP attended the 800 block of Sixth Avenue (and found he) had been repeatedly stabbed with a kitchen knife in various areas of his body.”

The man, Mackay’s 73-year-old father, has recovered from his injuries.

Categories: Crime

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