Manitouwadge OPP responded to the report of a disturbance at a residence on Flicker Street on January 30th.
Police and paramedics arrived to find 18-year-old Wayne Allen suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The cause of death has not been released.
Jesse Allen, 38 years-old, of Manitouwadge was arrested at the scene and has been charged with First Degree Murder. Police have not revealed the relationship between the victim and the accused.
Update On October 27th, 2023, an Ontario judge sentenced Jessie Allan to life in prison with no parole for 15 years for the homicide of Wayne Allen.