94-year-old Wallaceburg, Ont., man facing second-degree murder charge

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WALLACEBURG, Ont. — Police say a 94-year-old man from Wallaceburg, Ont., has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

Officers were called to a home early Saturday morning where they found an 89-year-old woman without vital signs.

Police say the woman was pronounced dead at the home.

They say her 94-year-old husband was charged with second-degree murder.

The Chatham-Kent Police Service says there is no threat to public safety because this was an isolated incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 29, 2020.

The Canadian Press