Police searching for Tyler Wren in relation to the stabbing death of Ryan Babineau in Barrie

Barrie Police and Paramedic Services responded to a report of a stabbing at 16 Dunlop Street East on November 16th at 7:15am.  

On arrival officers located Ryan Babineau, 30, suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

On November 21st Police arrested and charged a 28-year old male of no fixed address with 1st Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose and Disguise with Intent after he was located at a Barrie residence. Barrie police said there are two outstanding suspects who are wanted for first-degree murder. 

According to police, the first suspect is a 25-year old male who is currently in custody on an unrelated matter and will be charged at a later date. The second suspect has been identified as Tyler Wren, of no fixed address. He is 26-years old and is described as 5’6, 188lbs. with a thin build, brown hair, blue eyes a beard and small facial tattoos under each eye. Police are asking that he not be approached if seen. He is considered dangerous and 911 should be called immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Bruce Bernard at 705-725-7025 ext. 2162 or by email at bbernard@barriepolice.ca.