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Suspicious Death In Fenelon Falls Deemed A Murder

KAWARTHA LAKES-Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP have arrested an individual in connection with what is now determined to be a homicide in the area of Fenelon Falls.

Police say on the morning of July 11, 2021, officers responded to a call for assistance after a body was recovered from Sturgeon Lake on North Bayou Road. A post-mortem examination was conducted at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto. The deceased has been identified as 65-year-old Shirley Hatley of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario.

Investigators have arrested and charged Norman MAY, 56 years of age, of Bruce Mines, Ontario with second degree murder. The accused remains in custody after a bail hearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on July 12, 2021.

The investigation continues under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB). Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.

 

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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