UPDATE: Justin Kuijer arrested in Kenora

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March 21, 2017 at 9:23 am  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments


The search is over for an Ontario man accused of fatally injuring his seven-year-old stepson moments before attempting to kill a bank employee.

Niagara police Chief Jeff McGuire confirmed late Tuesday that 43-year-old Justin Kuijer was arrested by provincial police in Kenora, Ont., after a tip from a citizen.

A Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued Monday for Kuijer on charges of second-degree murder in the death of seven-year-old Nathan Dumas, as well as the attempted murder of a woman working at an RBC branch.

Police alleged that Kuijer had been on the run in his ex-girlfriend’s van ever since the two grisly scenes unfolded Friday.


The hunt continues for a 43 year-old man in the Niagara region who police says is armed dangerous.

The man is wanted for the first degree murder of his step-son and stabbing a woman in a bank.

A Canada-wide warrant has now been issued for Justin Kuijer. His seven-year-old stepson Nathan Dumas was found critically injured in a residence in St. Catharines on Friday morning. He died early Saturday.

Police allege that on Friday, Kuijer entered a Royal Bank branch, stabbed a female employee, and fled in a van.

Police say he fled last Friday and admit he has a healthy head-start.

He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached in any circumstance. If you see him, call 9-1-1 immediately.

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