(THUNDER BAY, ON) – It has been just over a year since the murder death of Amelia Sainnawap.
Her body was found slain in a back alley of the 100 block of Cumming Street.
The Investigation went on for over a year and is likely, still ongoing.
Today, Neil Howard Neshinapaise (pictured below) appeared in bail court has has been kept in jail. He has been charged with second degree murder.
Police are holding a live news conference.
Below is that video stream that begins shortly after the 15 minute time marker.
UPDATE: Details were thin during this news conference. All police were able to say was that Sainnawap was pronounced dead at the hospital after being transported by ambulance and that “life saving measures” were taken by paramedics during transport. Police repeatedly told media that there is a publication ban placed on the matter and that they could not reveal further details as it is now before the courts. They would not say whether a weapon was used. They also said that the accused and Sainnawap were recent acquaintances.
(THUNDER BAY, ON) - The Thunder Bay Police have identified 31-year-old Amelia Corrie Sainnawap as the person found deceased on August 22, 2018 in the 100 block of Cumming Street. Her family has been notified of her death. The Thunder Bay Police Service is investigating this incident as a homicide. Police…
(THUNDER BAY, ON) - A heavy police presence was felt through the south end of town early this morning. The gruesome discovery was made just after midnight in the 100 block of cumming street. Thunder Bay Police Services Forensics van is on location, along with 3 other police vehicles. The…