Thunder Bay police investigate the homicide of a 19-year-old man

The Thunder Bay 2022 Homicide Victim List is available here

Thunder Bay Police responded to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center in regards to a male who had arrived with serious injuries on June 1st at approximately 2:55am.

Police said the victim 19-year-old Tyrese BELMORE, of Sioux Lookout, died from his injuries and was pronounced dead at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center.

Police Service identified an address on Shipley Street and another on Brock Street East associated with the homicide investigation.

Ocean Trinity AYODEJI, 22, of no fixed address, is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Trafficking in Schedule 1 Substance – Cocaine x 2
• Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

He appeared in bail court on Thursday, June 15, and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

He is expected to face an additional charge of Second-Degree Murder.

Thunder Bay Police Service Major Crime Unit has taken over the investigation. Members of the Forensic Identification Unit have also become involved. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 807-685-1200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.