Update charges laid – Sarah Marie Thwaites identified as Sarnia ON homicide victim

Sarnia Police responded to the report of a female in medical distress in the 100 block of North Palmerston Street on March 14th at approximately 12:00 am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Sarah Marie Thwaites, 29, suffering from serious injuries. Thwaites was rushed to hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation is asked to call 519-344-8861, extension 5300, or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Update April 25
 Owen Clarke, 34, of London, was arrested by members of the Sarnia Police Service on Thursday, April 23. and charged with first-degree murder.

The 2020 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here