Son charged in the murder of his father John Watts

The South Frontenac OPP found John Watts, 65, of Ajax, deceased inside a one story cottage on September 18th.

OPP arrested Robert John Watts 23, for a driving offence in Port Hope. Northumberland OPP officers learned that a death may have occurred at a location in South Frontenac and provided information to Frontenac OPP.

Robert John Watts has since been charged with second degree murder.

The cause of death has not been released.