RCMP On Verge Of Major Development In Manitoba Murder Mystery With Saskatchewan Political Connection
The suggestion that a development in the case is near came in response to a bid by several local media outlets — including the Free Press — to unseal court documents surrounding the high-profile October 2000 Beverly Rowbotham slaying just north of Winnipeg.
The documents revealed the RCMP immediately identified Rowbotham’s husband, Mark Stobbe, as a suspect in her slaying, yet had been unable to gather enough evidence to file charges. Stobbe has always maintained his innocence.
Rowbotham, Stobbe and their children had moved from Regina about five months before the slaying when Stobbe accepted a senior position on the provincial cabinet’s community and economic development committee."
Winnipeg Free Press
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