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Thunder Bay man arrested in connection to Crown Street homicide

Police say that the suspect and accused were known to one another.

THUNDER BAY - A Thunder Bay man is in custody in connection with a homicide investigation into an incident on the North side of the city on Saturday evening.

Police say that members of the primary response unit were dispatched to a residential address in the 100 block of Crown Street just before 5:25 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, following reports indicating a male had sustained injuries from a possible assault.

Officers located a 19-year-old male with significant injuries who was then transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for further evaluation and treatment of his injuries. The victim was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

An 18-year-old suspect was also located at the residence and taken into custody and transported to the Thunder Bay Police Service headquarters.

Daniel Braeden Keefe, 18, of Thunder Bay, is charged with second-degree murder

Keefe appeared in bail court on Sunday and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

Police say the victim and the accused were known to one another.

A post-mortem examination is being scheduled and next of kin notifications continue.

None of the charges have been proven in court.

The investigation remains ongoing and if you have any information that could assist investigators, please call the non-emergency line at (807) 684-1200. You can submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or online at


Justin Hardy

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Justin Hardy is a reporter born and raised in the Northwest.
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