Court Street Death Deemed Homicide by Police

Homicide Thunder Bay

Homicide Thunder BayTHUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Police Criminal Investigations Branch have made an arrest in the death on Mannie “Josh” Spence a thirty-five-year-old man from Thunder Bay, originally from Mishkeegogamang. Armand Cumming, a forty-five-year old man now faces a charge of manslaughter.

Thunder Bay Police in a media release say that they “Believe this suspicious death is a homicide and remain on the scene awaiting the post mortem results”.

Detectives have conducted interviews and canvased the area.

Cummings was located at a north side Ambrose Street address an was later arrested for the offence of manslaughter at the Balmoral Police Station. Cummings has appeared before video court and has been remanded to Monday, September 19, 2016.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Thunder Bay Police remind the public to contact the police with any information that furthers this investigation. Please call 684-1200 or, the tip line at 684-1330. The public may also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

Police ask that members of the public please be respectful of the families at this difficult time.

Chief Connie Grey-McKay is seeking help to get Family Members from her community to Thunder Bay. If you can offer any assistance you can contact NetNewsLedger at and the messages will be passed on.

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