Sunshine Coast woman charged in husband’s death

A 54-year-old Sunshine Coast resident has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of her husband.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is heading the investigation into the death of Max Fischer, 79, with assistance from Sunshine Coast RCMP.

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A statement from IHIT said police were called by neighbours about 9 p.m. on Wednesday.

Karin Fischer was arrested after “emergency responders found suspicious injuries on Mr. Fischer,” the statement said.

The Fischers are German citizens with a second home in Halfmoon Bay.

Karin Fischer is being held in custody. She made her first court appearance Friday in Sechelt.

No other details have been released.

“IHIT investigators remain in Sechelt continuing their investigation and collecting further evidence,” said Sgt. Frank Jang.

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