Kamloops woman charged in connection to weekend stabbing

A Kamloops woman has been charged in connection to an alleged stabbing at a home in Westsyde on the weekend.

Police were called to the home at about 2 a.m. on Sunday and arrived to find a man with what appeared to be stab wounds to his chest.

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Kaitaia Drobot, 19, was arrested at the scene. She was released on bail on Tuesday following a brief hearing in Kamloops provincial court.

Court heard Drobot and her boyfriend, Christian Varty, were at a house party early Sunday morning when she is alleged to have picked up a knife and stabbed him in the chest in front of a number of witnesses.

Varty remains in hospital, but is expected to recover.

Drobot has no criminal record. She is due back in court on Aug. 14.

The police investigation is ongoing.

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