Newspaper article The Canadian Press

RCMP Charge Alberta Woman with Threatening Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

RCMP Charge Alberta Woman with Threatening Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

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Alberta woman accused of threatening PM's wife

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LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Police have charged a woman in southern Alberta with making online threats against the prime minister's wife and the Canadian government.

RCMP Cpl. Hal Turnbull said investigators were able to trace the social media account and link it to an address in Lethbridge.

"The threats were allegedly made against the Canadian government as well as against the prime minister's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau," he said Tuesday.

Details of the threats and the social media platform were not released.

Turnbull said Lisa Seymour-Peters, 49, was arrested May 12.

She has been charged with one count under the Criminal Code of uttering threats.

Seymour-Peters has been released from custody on the conditions that she not contact or be found within 100 metres of Sophie Gregoire Trudeau or her immediate family. …

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