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OPP and Treaty Three police lay murder charge in northwestern Ont.

An OPP cruiser is shown in this undated file photo. An OPP cruiser is shown in this undated file photo.

The Ontario Provincial Police, in partnership with the Treaty Three Police Service, have charged a suspect with murder following a homicide in a remote northwestern Ontario community.

The OPP and Treaty Three police investigate a suspicious death April 18 in Seine River First Nation.


“As a result of the investigation, an individual has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder,” the OPP said in a news release Wednesday.

“The accused has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Fort Frances on May 7.”

There is no threat to public safety, police said.

Members of the public who have information regarding this investigation are urged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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