Attempted Murder Suspect Holly Papassay Has Bail Hearing


(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were originally dispatched to 139 Dease Street around 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8 following reports of a shooting that had just occurred.

When police arrived they located a lone male victim and confirmed that a shooting had taken place. The victim was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.


The investigation became a major case and involves members of the service’s Major Crime Section. As a result of an ongoing investigation police have identified Holly Emma PAPASSAY, 48, of Thunder Bay as a suspect.

Holly Papassay was the subject of an arrest warrant in connection with a shooting at a Dease Street residence on the evening of October 8, 2019 which sent a male victim to hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Investigators took 48-year-old Holly Emma Papassay into custody on Monday October 14, 2019 at approximately 3:00 p.m. at a McLaughlin Street address. Papassay appeared in court this morning, facing a charge of Attempted Murder. She was remanded into custody and will appeared the day after in court.


The TBPS Major Crime Unit investigation into the October 8th shooting continues.

Holly Papassay appeared in courtroom 304 today in front of His Worship, Justice of the Peace Marcel Donio, Crown Attorney Derrick “The Hammer” Silvestro and the ever talented Karen Scullion. Papassay is taking a shot at bail today. Due to a publication ban, no further details about the proceeding can be published.

UPDATE: Papassay’s bail hearing is scheduled to continue another day in the future.

Read our coverage of the dease shooting below. We broke the story first.


One Reply to “Attempted Murder Suspect Holly Papassay Has Bail Hearing”

  1. If she promises to shoot more southern Ontario snakes and/or other gang members/drug dealers, I say release her. Give her some shooting lessons, supply her with a 9mm Glock and all the ammo she wants.

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