Crimebeat – Busy Weekend for Thunder Bay Police

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THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – It has been, thus far, a busy weekend for Thunder Bay Police. On Friday, Police reported a post mortem examination has been completed on the body found Wednesday morning at the end of Field Street. Autopsy results reveal that the death is a homicide. Results of the post mortem will not be released at this time.

The deceased has been identified as 65 year old Adam Yellowhead, a resident of Thunder Bay.

An arrest has already been made in the homicide. Police share that a 33 year old accused was put out for arrest last night following an extensive investigation. The male was arrested without incident at approximately 11:30PM in downtown Kenora by the Ontario Provincial Police. Officers from the Thunder Bay Police are transporting the accused back to the city.

The accused is known to police and will be charged with 2nd Degree Murder. He will appear in court tomorrow. The name of the accused will be released after his first appearance.

On Friday night reports have come in to NetNewsledger of a ‘Glow Party’ near the Founder’s Museum. Upwards of almost 1000 people were at that party. It kept police busy with reports of vandalism and drunkeness.

On Saturday night, Thunder Bay Police responded to reports of a stabbing incident in the downtown Fort William busines core. A male was transported to hospital, his condition is unknown at present. Police are investigating the incident at of 23:30EDT.

Update: The victim of the reported stabbing is listed in satisfactory condition in Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

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