Shane Sutherland charged in relation to the murder of Amanda Black in Fort St. John

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

RCMP were called to a home at the Village St John townhome complex on 102 Avenue on February 8th at approximately 7:30pm.

Police arrived to find 22-year-old Amanda Black deceased. Shane Sutherland, 27, was arrested at the scene and remains in custody. He has been charged with second-degree murder.

Fre details have been released as the case is under a court-ordered publication ban.

An online fundraiser has been made for Amanda Black to help pay for the family’s legal, funeral, and travel expenses.