7 year old Nathan Dumas murdered by his stepfather

Police said that Justin Kuijer allegedly attacked Nathan Dumas 7, his stepson, on March 17th. Dumas was found severely injured at a home on Queenston St. in St. Catharines at approximately 10am.

Dumas was rushed to hospital where he dies of his injuries on March 18th. The cause of death will not be released at this time.

Justin Kuijer 43, of St. Catharines was arrested by the OPP in Kenora, Ontario March 21st. Police responded to a 911 call after a Warrant was issued for his arrest. Kuijer was found in a van, in a parking lot and arrested without incident.

Kuijer is facing a first degree murder charge in the death of Nathan Dumas 7.