Dryden Police Service, and OPP were called to the Arbourjade trailer park on March 2nd on the report of an assault in progress.
Police arrived to find 2 injured people. On March 3rd a third victim was located in the trailer park with injuries and was rushed to the hospital. At approximately 7:30 a.m., two more victims were found in a residence in the trailer park, one was pronounced deceased.
Justin Desautels, 36, of Dryden was arrested and charged with:
- Second degree murder
- Assaulting police
- Resisting arrest
- Assaulting a police officer causing bodily harm
- Two counts of breaking, entering and committing robbery
- Attempting to disarm a police officer
- Attempted murder
- Drug possession
The 2020 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here
Update March 30th
Justin Desautels has been charged with a second count of second-degree murder after Dorothy Brown, 72, died from injuries on March 25th.