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UPDATE: Thunder Bay murder suspect wanted for attempted murder in Mississauga

Michael Cleghorn allegedly shot a woman and stole a police cruiser Tuesday
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June 12 2017 P17041180 Cleghorn Media Photo
Michael Cleghorn is wanted for second degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Edmond Clovis in Thunder Bay in May 2017 (TBPS)

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A man sought by Thunder Bay Police since a murder on Marks Street two years ago is now wanted for attempted murder in Mississauga.

Peel Regional Police say they are looking for 31-year-old Michael Cleghorn in connection with a shooting Tuesday in which a woman was wounded.

Cleghorn allegedly stole a police cruiser before abandoning it and stealing another vehicle, a 2013 white Hyundai Santa Fe with licence plate ACYL.

The man was identified by Thunder Bay Police as the suspect in the death of 21-year-old Edmond Clovis in May 2017.

Clovis had been found severely injured in the 300 block of Marks Street, and subsequently died in hospital.

Director of communications Chris Adams said the investigation into Clovis' murder has remained open.

"Certainly it's been on the top of the radar trying to locate (Cleghorn), but he has been on the run and the latest development in Mississauga indicates that he surfaced," Adams said.

Cleghorn is also wanted by the Toronto Police Service for alleged sexual assaults on a child between 2014 and 2015.

"Obviously now it's a much more complex situation," he said.

Adams said Thunder Bay police have been in contact with Peel Regional Police since the incident on Tuesday, and the two services are sharing information.

Police say Cleghorn should be considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached if he is spotted.

Anyone seeing him should call 911.

Cleghorn is described as black with a medium complexion, six-foot-two, weighing about 180 pounds.





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