Police Make Arrest in Sixth Homicide of 2019

Homicide Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Thunder Bay Police have arrested a suspect in the homicide/beating death of a fifty-two-year-old man in the city’s south core. This is the sixth homicide in the city in 2019.

The Thunder Bay Police Service has made the arrest in the homicide investigation of 52-year-old Andrew AYRE who was attacked on April 25, 2019. Ayre died at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre as a result of injuries suffered in that attack.

The TBPS investigation began on Thursday, April 25, 2019 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 pm and found the man on the sidewalk in distress.

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. He is charged with Second-Degree Murder and Robbery.

GREGOROVICH appeared in court Tuesday and has been remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have information that could assist investigators please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.p3tips.com.