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Homicide #6 Johnathon McKay Charge

Homicide #6 Johnathon  McKay Charge

Current River Ward Arundel Street

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO November 14, 2019 - 10:00 (LSN)  Police Media Release States:   Johnathon Mark MCKAY, 40, of Thunder Bay has been charged with Second-Degree Murder in connection with the homicide of Nazareth Andrew KWANDIBENS.

Officers were originally dispatched to a residential address in the 300 block of Arundel Street just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 following reports of a death.

Paramedics with Superior North EMS and Firefighters with Thunder Bay Fire Rescue were also dispatched to the scene. First responders attempted to resuscitate a victim, who was later identified as KWANDIBENS.

Investigators with the Major Crimes Unit confirmed the nature of the death was consistent with a homicide.

The accused was identified and arrested Wednesday, Nov. 13 and appeared in bail court Thursday, Nov. 14.

MCKAY has been remanded into custody with a future appearance date of Dec. 11, 2019.

Police continue to hold the scene. A post-mortem examination will take place in Toronto. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who may have information that could assist this investigation is urged to call the Thunder Bay Police Service at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at

  • 14 November 2019
  • Author: James Brown
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