A suspect has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 65-year-old whose body was found in a lake east of Toronto over the weekend.
Police were called to Sturgeon Lake, near Fenelon Falls, on Sunday morning on reports that a body had been discovered.
They say an autopsy was conducted and the deceased has been identified as Shirley Hatley, of Sault Ste Marie, Ont.
Police initially considered the incident a suspicious death but now say it is being treated as a homicide.
A suspect, 56-year-old Norman May of Bruce Mines, Ont., appeared in court for a bail hearing earlier this week and was remanded into custody.
Police say the investigation continues.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 15, 2021.
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