Alison's last name is Beames. Got it. But then,
later in the article ("Manslaughter of mother nets Kelowna man 6.5 years" on CBC News online on April 2, 2012), Alison's last name is Beams. So the writer wasn't drinking, but dropping E instead. Then,
the word body is missing from between woman's and was, and there shouldn't be a comma after Cameron. Click an image to enlarge it.
It’s not the accent per se . . .
3 hours ago