Disturbance Results in Death of Woman in Sheshegwaning First Nation

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MANITOULIN ISLAND – On August 25, 2019, at approximately 4:40 am, members of the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service and the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disturbance at a residence on Shigniconing Road in Sheshegwaning First Nation.

Police located a 30-year-old female who had been fatally shot. One individual was arrested without incident.

Frank TOMASELLI, a 37-year-old male from Sheshegwaning First Nation, Ontario has been charged with Second Degree Murder, contrary to section 235(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada (CC). He is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore Bay on August 26, 2019.

The investigation is ongoing with members of UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service, Manitoulin OPP, under the direction of Detective Inspector MaryLouise Kearns of the Criminal Investigation Branch.