YOUNG MALE DIES AFTER DRUG HOUSE VIOLENCE

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(MARATHON, ON) – On July 31, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an unconscious male at an alleged drug house residence on Stevens Avenue in Marathon.

Officers attended and confirmed that a 20-year-old male from Marathon was receiving medical attention from Superior North Emergency Medical Services. He was subsequently flown to Thunder Bay for further medical assistance.

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Marathon resident Sheldon FINLAYSON, 45-years-old, was arrested and charged with:

  • Aggravated Assault contrary to section 268 of the Criminal Code

He appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Marathon this morning (August 1, 2018).

This charge may be upgraded to manslaughter or murder soon, due to his victim allegedly dying in hospital.

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Members of the OPP North West Region Crime Unit, the North West Region Emergency Response Team, the Regional Support Team and Forensic Identification Services under the direction of Detective Inspector Darryl Sigouin of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are investigating the circumstances surrounding the assault. There is no concern for public safety.

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Anyone person with information regarding this investigation should immediately contact the Marathon OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (807) 229-0220.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

*** UPDATE BELOW

On July 31, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an unconscious male at a residence on Stevens Avenue in Marathon. Officers attended and confirmed that a 20-year-old male from Marathon was receiving medical attention from Superior North Emergency Medical Services. He was subsequently flown to Thunder Bay for further medical assistance.

Marathon resident Sheldon FINLAYSON, 45-years-old, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault contrary to section 268 of the Criminal Code and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Marathon August 1, 2018. He remains in custody.

Late in the afternoon of August 1, 2018 the victim, identified as 20-year-old Wade Hendry-Lee OTIQUAM-JOY from Marathon, passed away in hospital.

A post mortem is scheduled to take place at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Toronto on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

Members of the OPP North West Region Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Services under the direction of Detective Inspector Darryl Sigouin of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner. There is no concern for public safety.

Anyone person with information regarding this investigation should immediately contact the Marathon OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (807) 229-0220. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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Source: OPP Media Release

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2 Replies to “YOUNG MALE DIES AFTER DRUG HOUSE VIOLENCE”

  1. This is why we need death pénalty in Canada. This disgusting souless s.o.b. deserves the same exact thing my buddy got because of this sick act. Rotting in jail would be to easy. Hang this bastard in the town square.

  2. Piece of s**t a*****e senselesy killed a young man. I hope his family is proud of this piece of useless s**t.

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