Two teens charged in Thunder Bay’s first homicide of the year – Liam Edward Simon Slipperjack dies in hospital following a serious assault

The 2021 Thunder Bay Homicide Victim list is available here.

Thunder Bay Police responded to the area of Limbrick Street and Redwood Avenue just before 3 a.m. on Friday, April 30th following reports of an injured male.

On arrival police located Liam Edward Simon Slipperjack, 18, suffering from serious injuries as a result of a recent assault. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on May 2nd.

Desomond Jarrel Keewaykapow, 18, of Thunder Bay was originally charged with Aggravated Assault, however, a charged of Second-Degree Murder in lieu of Aggravated Assault is expected following his court appearance. A 17-year-old Thunder Bay male was also arrested on May 3rd and charged with second degree murder and fail to comply with sentence.

Anyone with information that could assist investigators please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.