Saturday, December 3, 2022

Update: Police identify homicide victim in Leamington

Essex OPP officials allege: Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Essex County detachment have identified the female victim of a homicide in Leamington on September 29, 2022.

At approximately 5:40 p.m., the OPP responded to a 911 call on Mill Street East in Leamington, where officers located a deceased woman.

The deceased has been identified as Shermaine Carling, a 33-year-old resident of Leamington.

A 38-year-old resident of Leamington is charged with Second Degree Murder contrary to section 235(1) of the Criminal Code.

The Essex OPP Crime Unit is investigating the incident with the assistance of the OPP Forensic Identification Services, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, and in partnership with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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