Charles Casmey Arrested
for murder of Joseph Pruys
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 11:15
Date Published: 2018-03-02
A very extensive police investigation resulted in the arrest of 31 year old Charles Norman Casmey in relationship to a homicide that occurred on February 26, 2018.
Members of various units with the TBPS worked in conjunction with resources supplied by the Ontario Provincial Police to contain and evacuate the 500 block of McTavish Street last night. Eventually Charles Casmey was taken into custody when he surrendered to police at approximately 9:25 p.m.
Charles Casmey will appear in court this morning charged with:
· Second Degree Murder
· Assault Causing Bodily Harm
· Fail to Comply with Recognizance
The TBPS woudl like to thank the residents in the affected vicinity for their cooperation in allowing for a swift evacuation of their residences. This cooperation was imperative for public safety and allowing for a successful outcome.
Homicide 500 block of McLaughlin Street
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 13:30
Date Published: 2018-02-26
Thunder Bay Police Service is currently investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning at a residence in the 500 block of McLaughlin Street.
A 911 call from a female was received at 5:40 a.m. requesting police and ambulance to attend the residence. When officers arrived they located a 63 year old male who was deceased and a 25 year old female who was injured.
The female was taken to the hospital by ambulance, treated and released. The victims and the suspect in this incident are known to each other.
Charles Norman Casmey, 31 year old of Thunder Bay is arrestable for Second-Degree Murder and Assault Causing Bodily Harm. He is considered armed and dangerous. The police are advising the public to make no attempt to interact with him and to call 911 if he is observed in public. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.tipsubmit.com .
The residence is currently being held by police and the investigation continues.
Male Wanted for Second-Degree Murder
Charles Norman Casmey, 31 year old of Thunder Bay