Update: Victim In Northwood Shooting Identified

The 15 year old victim is Jonah Borth of Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, ND — 32 year old Samantha Wilson made her first appearance in court in the shooting death of 15 year old Jonah Borth of Grand Forks.

According to the Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department, 3 other people were in the home at the time of the shooting.

They include Ray Borth, father of the victim and suspect Wilson’s two minor children, both 8 years old.

The Northwood, ND woman is charged with murder – intentional, or with extreme indifference and contact by bodily fluids on a correctional employee, both are felonies.

Wilson was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of shooting  Borth in the upper chest with a 9mm pistol.

Wilson is currently being held at the Grand Forks Correctional Facility.

She faces a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole for the murder charge.

Wilson is scheduled to appear in court next for a preliminary hearing at 9:00 a.m. on March 2.

Bail has been set at $250,000.


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