Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Murder Charge Laid in Death of Staff Member at Small Saskatchewan School

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Murder Charge Laid in Death of Staff Member at Small Saskatchewan School

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Murder charge laid in death of school staffer

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WILKIE, Sask. - RCMP in Unity, Sask., say a man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of an educational assistant and wrestling coach at the high school in nearby Wilkie.

Wesley John Veit of the Rural Municipality of Buffalo was arrested without incident at a residence in the area on Wednesday night.

He is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Heidi Veit, whose body was found in a rural area northeast of Wilkie on Tuesday.

RCMP have not specified the relationship between the two but one resident told CTV Saskatoon that he was her estranged husband.

Schools in Wilkie were locked down Tuesday as RCMP investigated the death, though the facilities were not considered to be in danger.

The Living Sky School Division brought in a crisis intervention team for students and counsellors for staff. …

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