A magistrate’s warrant was issued against Conijnon Tuesday, granting officers 30 days to file charges in the felony-level Skagit County Superior Court, Mail Online reports.
Police officers from Skagit County Sheriff’s Office were reportedly called out to a property in Mount Vernon, Washington, on Saturday around 5.25pm after reports of a fight.
A few minutes later a second call was lodged with police from a man who said his friend had been shot. When officers arrived at the property they discovered the body of Cohee lying in the driveway.
Investigators have said that the victim and the alleged shooter did not know themselves, but that the incident started over a political sign believed to be in support of Donald Trump.
Court documents state Cohee, and a man, pulled into the Conijn’s driveway, allegedly so he could let air out of their vehicle’s tires.
Conijn’s husband claims he came out of his house when he saw someone pull into his driveway, believing they were trying to steal his political sign. A fight then broke out between Conijn’s husband and the man who had arrived with Cohee, before Conijn’s husband was chased back inside his home.
Conijn’s husband told officers that Cohee and the other man started beating on his front door with a wheelbarrow, at which point Conijn exited their home and fired a gun towards the parked vehicle.
The shot struck Cohee, whose body was found 50ft from the house and 25ft from the road.
The man who arrived with Cohee allegedly admitted to taking the political sign.
Conijn is currently being held in the Skagit County Community Justice Center on $500,000 bail. Her husband was first taken to Skagit Valley Hospital for treatment for a facial injury before he was later arrested on assault charges.
The Ondo state police command has arrested a woman identified as Queen Beatrice for allegedly killing her husband, Emmanuel Ikujuni, for receiving a call from a female friend at their home at Omotosho in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The Nation reports that the suspect got angry that her husband picked a call from a female friend in her presence and got into a fight with him. In the process, she used a plank to hit the deceased who slumped and was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead by the doctors.
A sister to the deceased, Imoleayo Ikujuni, narrated that the wife challenged her late brother for calling another lady.
“During the fight, she hit him with a plank and he died instantly. They have arrested her. The suspect has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, in Akure for further investigation”.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said an investigation into the matter has commenced.