Dispute between two men Saturday turns deadly
Officers responded to calls about a incident taking place on a residential street in community. Police investigated and found that two men had been involved in an altercation. One of the males was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Ian Hammond, 18, of Blind River, has been charged with first degree murder. Hammond has been remanded into custody and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste Marie on Thursday.
Members of the North East Region OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of Det.-Insp. Jim Smyth of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), are continuing their investigation.
Anyone with any information about the case is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).