THUNDER BAY – NEWS – The first-degree murder charges against Jonathan Ranger, Noel Perez, Emreh Ahmeti and Muhamed Alhasi laid in the killing of Justin “Milky” Duncan have been withdrawn by the Crown.
Justin Duncan disappeared on November 22, 2016. He was last reported seen on surveillance video in the Limbrick neighbourhood in Thunder Bay.
The first-degree murder charges were withdrawn by the crown attorney on June 28, 2019, with little fanfare. There has been no reason provided as to why the charges were withdrawn.
The four men had been remanded in custody since their arrest in October 2018.
Jonathan Ranger remains in custody following the conviction of drug and firearm charges.
THUNDER BAY – NEWS –A lengthy, multi-jurisdiction police investigation into the disappearance of an Ottawa resident has resulted in charges of first-degree murder against four individuals from the Ottawa area.
Thunder Bay Police in a media release say, “On November 22, 2016, 23-year-old Justin Duncan of Ottawa was reported missing to Thunder Bay Police Service. Over the last 22 months, Thunder Bay Police Service has collaborated with the Ontario Provincial Police and the Ottawa Police Service to conduct an intensive investigation. This investigation has been supported by members of Forensics, Criminal Investigations, Intelligence and Tactical units from the Thunder Bay Police Service, the OPP Northwest Region and Criminal Investigations Branch, the Ottawa Police Service and the Anishinabek Police Service. The Thunder Bay Police Service has been supported by members of the Winnipeg Police Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.”
Three people have been arrested and charged with First Degree Murder of Justin Duncan:
- Jonathan Ranger – 35-years-old of Ottawa
- Noel Perez – 22-years-old of Ottawa
- Emrah Ahmeti – 22-years-old of Ottawa
John Ranger appeared in court on October 4, 2018, and was remanded into custody, while Noel Perez and Emrah Ahmeti are expected to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on October 5, 2018.
A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for the arrest of Muhamed Alhasi, aged 28 years of Ottawa, who is also charged with First Degree Murder.
Although charges have been laid, the Thunder Bay Police Service is continuing this investigation and continue to seek information as to the location of Justin Duncan’s remains.