Nicholas Wendal Baxter, Thunder Bay’s first homicide victim of 2018

Thunder Bay police attended a motel in the 400 block of Cumberland Street North on February 5th at approximately 2:30 pm.

At the scene police located the victim, Nicholas Wendal Baxter, 28, suffering from apparent injuries. Baxter was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police have not released the cause of death.

Christopher Achneepineskum, 45, of Thunder Bay has been charged with 1st degree murder, and Rachel Mary Moonias 36 years of Thunder Bay is charged with Accessory After Fact to Murder.