19 Year Old Facing Facing First Degree Murder Charge
Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Nov 23 18:23:15 MST 2020
As a result, a homicide investigation is being conducted by the Orillia OPP Crime Unit, with the assistance of OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), under the direction of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB). The deceased has been identified as Derek SIMMERSON, age 34, from Orillia.
On Sunday, November 22, 2020, shortly after 11:00 a.m., members of the Orillia detachment of the OPP arrested a male in relation to this investigation. As a result, Justice SNACHE, age 19, of Severn Township, has been charged with First Degree Murder, contrary to Section 235(1) of the Criminal Code. The accused has been held for a bail hearing and is set to appear on November 23, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Barrie.
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