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UPDATED: Alleged murder suspect appears in court

A 29-year-old man was fatally stabbed early Saturday morning in Cranbrook

A woman facing a murder charge made a brief appearance in Cranbrook Provincial Court to set a date for another hearing in two weeks.

The case is now set to move to Cranbrook Supreme Court on Sept. 24th.

Brandi May Morrison has been charged with second-degree murder, according to court documents.

A 29-year-old man died from fatal stab wounds during a domestic dispute in Cranbrook early Saturday morning.

Police and emergency services personnel arrived to the 1600 block of 1A St. South. Despite initiating life-saving efforts, the man succumbed to his injuries at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

A 26-year-old woman was arrested and taken into custody at the scene.

Cranbrook RCMP General Investigation Unit continues to investigate, along with support from General Duty, Forensic Identification Service, and Southeast District Major Crime Unit.

Social media posts on Facebook have identified the alleged victim as Dan Rothermel. An online fundraiser is raising money for his family.

Trevor Crawley

About the Author: Trevor Crawley

Trevor Crawley has been a reporter with the Cranbrook Townsman and Black Press in various roles since 2011.
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