Thursday, May 19, 2022

Attempted murder charge laid in Wallaceburg

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The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man and charged him with attempted murder in connection with a disturbance earlier this week in Wallaceburg.

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 just before 12:30 a.m. police responded to an altercation between two men known to each other at a residence on Dufferin Avenue. A 19 year-old Walpole Island man was transported to the Sydenham District Hospital with life threatening head injuries. He has since been transferred to a hospital in London where he remains in critical condition.

This morning, a 20 year-old Walpole Island man was arrested. He has been charged with attempt murder. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dianna Branton of the Major Crime Section at (519) 436-6616. Anonymous callers can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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