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UPDATE: Man charged with murder in Syndicate avenue death

Thunder Bay Police have arrested and charged a 35-year-old Thunder Bay man with second degree murder and attempted murder in connection with a Syndicate avenue death.
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THUNDER BAY - An investigation into a sudden death at a south-side residence on Sunday afternoon has resulted in second-degree murder charges against a Thunder Bay man.

According to a Thunder Bay Police Service media release issued on Tuesday morning, Nazareth Alexander Nelson, 35, of Thunder Bay was arrested Sunday evening just before 8:45 p.m. at a south-side residence and has been charged with second-degree murder, attempted murder, and aggravated assault. 

Police were called to a residence on the 200 block of Syndicate Avenue North on Sunday, Sept. 10 just before 11:30 a.m. 

A male was found deceased and a 25-year-old male and a 23-year-old female were also found to be victims of an assault. 

Police say all parties involved were known to each other.

Nelson has been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated assault, and attempted murder. He has been remanded into custody with a court date scheduled for Oct. 13, 2017. 

A post-mortem examination on the deceased male is expected to take place in Toronto on Wednesday to determine a positive identification.  

The condition of the two assault victims has not been made available at this time.



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