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Police have made an arrest in a homicide investigation from earlier this month.

Emergency services responded to the Kaministiquia River Heritage Park on Saturday, June 1, 2024 just after 3 a.m. after a civilian passerby found an unresponsive adult male.

The male was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as Francis Joseph VALLE, 34, of Thunder Bay.

The Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Identification Unit became involved in the homicide investigation.

The investigation led to a suspect being identified. The suspect was located and arrested on Sunday, June 9.

Joshua Christian Peter DIAMOND, 39, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Second-Degree Murder.

DIAMOND appeared in court on Monday, June 10, and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

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