Joel Dreaver charged with second degree murder in relation to a Welland ON Homicide

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Welland police responded to a home in the area of Division Street and Alexander Street in the City of Welland following the report of a disturbance on April 30th at approximately 11:40pm.

Police located three individuals; two with significant injuries. A 50-year-old male was pronounced deceased at the scene while the second victim, a 68 year-old was taken to hospital and has been released. Identifying information and the cause of death is not being released at this time.

35-year-old Joel Dreaver has been arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Second Degree Murder;
  • Aggravated Assault; and
  • Assault Police (2 Counts).