Police were called to a home on Whitworth Road N.E. on February 12th to check on welfare of a person outside.
When they arrived, officers discovered Dawns Echoes Baptiste 31 lying unresponsive in the backyard of the home. Paramedics declared her dead at the scene.
Curtis Jade Tyson Healy, 25, faces a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Baptiste. He is also accused of sexually assaulting Baptiste before killing her.