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Syndicate Avenue North Homicide Update

Incident Date: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:15
Incident Number: 
P17060045
Location: 
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2017-09-12

The Criminal Investigations Branch of the TBPS has made an arrest in connection with a homicide and two assaults which occurred at a residence in the 200 block of Syndicate Avenue North.  Police were called to this location just before 11:30 a.m. on September 10, 2017.  A deceased male was discovered along with a 25 year old male and a 23 year old female who were victims of assaults.  All involved parties were known to each other. 

A post mortem examination of the deceased adult male is expected to occur in Toronto this Wednesday.  Results of that examination will determine a positive identification of the victim.

A 35 year old Thunder Bay man wanted in connection with the homicide and 2 assaults was arrested at a south side residence last night. The Criminal Investigations Branch worked with members of the Intelligence Unit and Uniform Patrol to locate and arrested the accused just before 8:45 p.m.

He has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault and Attempted Murder.  The name of the accused will be released after he makes his first appearance today.

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