Disturbance Leads to Serious Assault
THUNDER BAY – NEWS – A male suspect, Cory Lynden FOX has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault following a serious assault incident on the city’s north side. Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) officers from the Primary Response Branch responded to the incident, which occurred in the 100 block of Cumberland Street South, just before 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30.
Upon arriving at the scene, police discovered a male victim who had been seriously assaulted in an apartment. The victim was promptly transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for further evaluation and treatment of their injuries. The extent of the injuries is currently unknown.
Major Crimes and Forensic Identification Units Involved
TBPS Major Crimes and Forensic Identification Units have joined the investigation to gather crucial evidence and assist in the ongoing inquiry.
Arrest and Criminal Charges
Following a thorough investigation, Cory Lynden FOX, 31, of Thunder Bay, was identified as the suspect. He was taken into custody and transported to TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Street. FOX faces the following charges under the Criminal Code of Canada:
- Attempt to Commit Murder
- Aggravated Assault
Penalties Upon Conviction
If convicted of attempted murder, FOX could face life imprisonment, reflecting the gravity of the charge. Aggravated assault convictions can lead to substantial jail terms, emphasizing the seriousness of the offence.
FOX appeared in bail court in Thunder Bay on Sunday, Oct. 1, where he was remanded into custody. He is scheduled for a future court appearance as the investigation continues.