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Third suspect charged in Sagamok First Nation homicide


A 29-year-old woman is the second to be charged with being an accessory after the fact in a homicide case on Sagamok First Nation, west of Sudbury, from September, provincial police say.

Sonny Toulouse, 46, was stabbed in an assault on Sagamok Road on Sept. 24 around 6 a.m. and brought to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Sonny Toulouse of Sagamok Anishinawbek First Nation (Facebook)

The woman is the third suspect charged in the case, all three are from the First Nation located near Massey.

Two weeks after the victim's death, a 32-year-old was charged with second-degree murder and failing to comply with probation orders in the case.

A 39-year-old male was charged earlier this month with being an accessory after the fact, trafficking fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine along with failing to comply with a release order.

The female suspect was released on bail and is scheduled to appear in court in Espanola on Jan. 15.

None of the allegations has been proven in court.

The investigation is being conducted by Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police crime unit, Anishinabek Police Service and OPP criminal investigation branch, with the help of the chief coroner's officer, provincial forensic pathology services and OPP forensic identification services.

"If anyone has further information regarding this incident, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or your nearest police service. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip online at where you may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000," police said. Top Stories

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