Update assault charge upgraded: Wilfred Fiddler dies after indecent in Sandy Lake First Nation

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service responded to call of assistance on MAy 8th at around 1:45 am. Police arrived to find Wilfred Fiddler 49, laying in a ditch outside of a residence. Police took Fiddler to Sandy Lake Nursing Station where he was later pronounced dead.

Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Kory Fiddler 24 was taken into police custody and has been charged with assault.

Update May 15th
Kory Fiddler’s charge has been upgraded to second-degree murder. Police have not commented on the relationship of the two men.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.