OPP investigate the homicide of Lance Wanakamik in Mud River ON

The 2021 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here.

OPP and paramedics responded to  a complaint of an assault at a residence in the First Nation community of Mud River on April 1st. Mud River is located 35 kilometres east of Armstrong and is only accessible by CN train or snowmobile.

Police located 27-year-old Lance Wanakamik of Whitesand First Nation in serious condition. He was pronounced deceased by paramedics at the scene.

50-Year-old Stanford Kokokons of Whitesand First Nation has been charged with Second Degree Murder and remains in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.