A suspect has been arrested in connection to the death of a senior at a nursing home on Manitoulin Island.

On August 26, 2017, the Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service responded to an incident at the Wikwemikong Nursing Home, which occurred the night before.
85-year-old Robert Jim Still of Little Current was brought to hospital and subsequently died on August 30, 2017.

Last Friday, police charged 64-year-old Joseph Mark Edwards from Wikwemikong with assault and aggravated assault.

He is to appear in Gore Bay court this Friday.

The investigation continues.