KIRSTEN WESLEY PLEADS GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER IN DEATH OF LESLIE NOAH MOONIAS.
A 22 year old Kirsten Faith Wesley appeared handcuffed in courtroom 102 before Judge Elaine Burton to plead guilty to manslaughter in the death of Leslie Noah Moonias.
Crown Attorney is Rob Kozak and defence lawyer is Gil Labine.
Wesley was originally charged with second degree murder after Moonias was discovered dead early morning Thursday September 8, 2016 on the front lawn of a house on the 300 block of McKellar Street.
Wesley was found by investigators in the area of Ogden and McKenzie streets on the afternoon of Thursday September 8,2016 and was brought to the Balmoral Street police station for questioning. She was arrested at the station.
She was released on bail and breached her bail twice. Wesley plead guilty at earlier date to 2 bail breaches. She will be sentenced in September on those.
There is currently a publication ban in place but admitted facts will be able to be publicized when Wesley returns to courtroom 301 on September 14,2018 to begin the sentencing stage.
Thunder Bay Police Media Release
The Thunder Bay Police Service has made an arrest in the death of 20 year old Leslie Noah Moonias.
Kirsten Faith Wesley, 20 year old has been arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder by the Criminal Investigations Branch in relation to the deceased male that was located on McKellar Street yesterday morning. The investigation has revealed that this homicide was a result of a domestic violence related incident.
Wesley was located by investigators yesterday afternoon in the area of Ogden Street and McKenize Street and was detained for questioning. She was arrested at the Balmoral Police Station as a result of the investigation. She appeared in court this morning and has been remanded into custody.
The postmortem has yet to be completed. The investigation is ongoing.
With files from Thunder Bay Police Media Release
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