Kylie McKinley-Koch of Calgary charged with assault

March 1, 2013 | By | Reply More

Police alleged Kylie McKinley-Koch deployed bear spray on Duane Laybourne prior to his death

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Kylie McKinley-Koch has been accused of deploying bear spray on Duane Laybourne the night before he was found dead in a car in the northeast Calgary neighbourhood of Tuxedo Park.

Kylie McKinley-Koch has been charged by Calgary Police Homicide Unit for assault with a weapon in connection with an alleged attack on Duane Laybourne prior to his death in early February.

Police believe the accused and Duane Laybourne were among a group of acquaintances at a home in northeast Calgary on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 3.

Calgary Police believe a fight broke out at the home.  Police allege that Duane Laybourne was shot and fled the home with life-threatening injuries.

The next morning, police discovered Leybourne’s body in a vehicle that was parked a block away from the home where the fight broke out.

The Calgary Police Homicide Unit was called in to lead the investigation into the death of Laybourne.  An autopsy determined Duane Laybourne died as a result of a shooting.

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Christopher Michael Burr, a 24-year old Calgary man was charged with second degree murder in the death of Duane Laybourne.

Kylie Meagan McKinley-Koch, 21, of Calgary, has been charged with one count of assault with a weapon.  Police allege Kylie McKinley-Koch deployed bear spray at Duane Laybourne on the night of the altercation.

McKinley-Koch was arrested on Thursday and made her first court appearance on Friday, Mar. 1.

Charges against Christopher Burr and Kylie McKinley-Koch have not been proven in court.

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