Huntsville man charged with second-degree murder after fellow resident dies in altercation
HUNTSVILLE — A Huntsville man faces a second-degree murder charge after another Huntsville man died during what police call an assault, Thursday night.
Provincial police here say that on April 13, 2017, at about 8:30 p.m., officers from the Huntsville OPP detachment, along with members of the OPP Central Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Muskoka Paramedic Services responded to a report of an assault at an Aspdin Road residence in Huntsville.
They say that upon arrival, an injured male was located at the scene and transported to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The deceased has been identified as Michel Eearl.
A post mortem examination has been scheduled for April 15, 2017 at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) located in Toronto.
As a result of the preliminary police investigation, Charles Hayhoe, 42, was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder and has been remanded in custody pending a Bail Hearing scheduled for April 18, 2017 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge.
The investigation into this death is continuing under the direction of Detective Inspector Robert Matthews of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).
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