Death of man in Clearwater leads to murder charge against woman

David Simpson of Clearwater was found dead on a remote road on Sept. 6. Charged with second-degree murder is Ashleigh Tschritter, also a resident of Clearwater.

A Clearwater woman has been charged with second-degree murder after a man was found dead on a remote area of Adams Forest Service Road.

The road circles Adams Lake, southeast of Clearwater, a community about 90 minutes north of Kamloops on Highway 5.

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Charged is Ashleigh Tschritter in the death of David Simpson, also of Clearwater.

RCMP report that on Sunday, Sept. 6, officers responded to a 911 call, where they found the deceased man. A woman was subsequently arrested and taken to the Clearwater detachment.

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit took over the investigation and the murder charge was laid by Crown counsel.

Police say the death was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call 1-877-987-8477.

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