Manitoulin OPP investigating a homicide in Massey
Manitoulin OPP has identified the victim in a murder that took place earlier this month in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township. Photo supplied by David Von Diemar - unsplash.com
A homicide in Massey is being investigated by Manitoulin OPP.
OPP Constable Renee Lalonde says police officers responded to a domestic disturbance in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township on Tuesday evening around 8:30 pm.
She says the victim was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced deceased.
As a result of the investigation, she says a Sables-Spanish Rivers Township woman 45-year-old Melissa Eden has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.
Lalonde says she was remanded into custody and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sudbury at a later date.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Manitoulin OPP Crime Unit under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner-Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS). Also assisting is the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS).
There is no concern for public safety.
Any person with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Espanola OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.sudburycrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.