Second Accused in Homicide Investigation Arrested

Incident Date
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 14:45
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2019-05-01

The Thunder Bay Police Service has arrested a second suspect connected to the homicide investigation of 52-year-old Andrew AYRE.

Police arrested Jason RAVEN, 23, of Thunder Bay, without incident shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1.

The investigation began on Thursday, April 25 after an injured male was located at the corner of Victoria Avenue and North Street. Paramedics were originally dispatched to the scene at about 4 p.m. and found the man on the sidewalk in distress.

The man was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for further treatment. On Monday, April 29, AYRE succumbed to his injuries.

That same day, at about 11:30 p.m., police arrested David Vernon GREGOROVICH, 32, of Thunder Bay without incident.

GREGOROVICH appeared in court and was formally charged with Second-Degree Murder and Robbery before being remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

RAVEN is scheduled to appear in court Thursday, May 2.

The investigation continues.

If you have information that could assist investigators please call police at 684-1200, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at



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