Monday, March 1, 2021

Update: Victim identified, first degree murder charges laid

The Lambton County OPP have released further details about a death investigation on Kettle and Stony Point First Nation.

OPP officials allege the Ontario Provincial Police and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) responded to an incident on November 8, 2020.

“One party was pronounced deceased at the scene,” OPP officials allege.

“The investigation is ongoing and is being supervised by the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).”

The victim has been identified as Jonathan Shawkence, 25-years-old of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation.

“Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the OPP or APS at 1-888-310-1122,” OPP officials say.

“Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip online at www.sarnialambtoncrimestoppers.org where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.”

OPP officials allege on Monday, November 9, 2020, the Windsor Police Service (Amherstburg Detachment) responded to a call for service, which yielded information that a wanted suspect may be in their jurisdiction.

“As a result, Windsor Police Service officers contained an area in the Town of Amherstburg and were able to locate and arrest the suspect without incident,” OPP officials allege.

On November 9, 2020, Evan Wolfe was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder, pursuant to the Criminal Code, OPP officials allege.

The accused is being held in custody and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice-Sarnia for a bail hearing.

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