Police investigating Eabametoong death

Create: 12/01/2015 - 19:39

Police are investigating the death of 38-year-old James Wasawa of Eabametoong First Nation.
The man was found Sept. 27 after Nishnawbe Aski Police Service were called with a report of the deceased man at about 8 a.m.
The Ontario Provincial Police North West Region Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, was called in to assist in the investigation at the request of NAPS.
A post mortem examination took place Sept. 28 at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
A 27-year-old Eabametoong resident is currently in custody after being arrested Sept. 27 and charged with second degree murder, mischief and breach of probation contrary to the Criminal Code.
He is set to appear in Thunder Bay court Oct. 4.