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OPP Charge Man in Homicide in Perth County

Web posted on December 05, 2012

The OPP Crime Unit has released an update in the ongoing investigation

OPP Lay Charges in Milverton Homicide (MILVERTON, ON) Members of the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch Detective Inspector Hillman, have laid charges in relation to an overnight shooting investigation.

Police have charged 23-year-old Michael SCHWEITZER from Milverton, Ontario with First Degree Murder Contrary Section 235(1) and Attempt Murder While Using other Firearm Contrary to Section 239(1)(a.1) of the Criminal Code of Canada. He appeared in Stratford Provincial Court today to answer to the charges. The case was remanded until December 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

The victims in this instance have been identified as 17-year-old Nicole WAGLER from Milverton, Ontario. She succumbed to her injuries at the scene. A second victim has been identified as 22-year-old Tyler BAKER from Milverton, Ontario was rushed to London Health Sciences hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Members of the investigative team remain on scene and the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Any person with information regarding the person responsible for this incident is asked to contact the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch at 1-888-310-1122, or their nearest police authority.

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Original Story
(TOWNSHIP OF PERTH EAST, ON) On Tuesday December 04, 2012, around 10 p.m., members of the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a 911 call from a residence at 11 Edward St. in Milverton.

Upon arrival police located a deceased female victim and another male victim with life-threatening injuries. The male was rushed to London Health Sciences hospital. Police arrested a male suspect at the scene. The Perth County O.P.P. Criminal Investigation Unit with the assistance of O.P.P. Criminal Investigation Branch Detective Inspector Dave Hillman are continuing to investigate this incident.

Any person with information regarding the person responsible for this incident is asked to contact the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch at 1-888-310-1122, or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $ 2,000.

This investigation is ongoing and further information will be made available as the investigation progresses. Police remind all citizens of the importance of personal safety at all times. More information on how to stay safe can be found at www.opp.ca.


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