UPDATE No. 1: Homicide Investigation

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 14:00
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2020-03-03

Thunder Bay Police have arrested and charged a 20-year-old Thunder Bay woman with Second-Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault following an overnight incident that left one person dead and one other injured.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to reports of an assault in progress in the 100 block of Picton Avenue just after midnight on Tuesday, March 3. When officers arrived they located two female victims outside near the street.

Paramedics transported both to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for further treatment of their injuries. One victim died from those injuries, the other remains in the hospital.

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Major Crimes Unit is now involved in this investigation. A large police presence remains in the area as investigators process the scene.

The accused is scheduled to appear in bail court today to face charges of Aggravated Assault and Second-Degree Murder. Her identity is being withheld until after that appearance.

The identity of the victim is not being released at this time.

If any residents, in the immediate area, see potential evidence on their property they are urged not to touch the item and please contact police immediately. The public is asked to stay away from the area at this time.

If you have any information that may assist investigators please call police at 684-1200 or submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.p3tips.com.


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