Renfrew County teen facing murder charge

0 Second-degree murder charges laid against 17-yo in connection to Horton death
August 17, 2016 at 9:31 am  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

A 17-year-old male from Renfrew County is now facing a second-degree murder charge in connection to a Horton Township man found dead Saturday night at a home just outside of Renfrew.

The youth was in court Tuesday for a bail hearing, and will be back in front of a judge on Friday morning.

At the same appearance, the court imposed a publication ban on the details of the case.

The name of the 60-year-old who was killed at the home on Cobus Road will not be released in order to protect the identity of the accused. The young person cannot be named, as outlined in the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Renfrew OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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