Authorities say a woman is facing further charges after attempting to contact a murder investigation witness.

A 36-year-old woman previously charged with Second Degree Murder and Accessory After the Fact to Murder regarding Tamara Benoit's homicide is now facing two more charges. RCMP Manitoba says the woman attempted to contact a witness in the investigation. She is now facing Obstruction of Justice and Breach of Court Order charges.

The woman, who was charged on Monday at 9:50 a.m., is in custody.