Man charged after ‘violent altercation’ kills Brampton man in cottage country


    A B.C. man has been arrested for the alleged murder of his father, a 67-year-old man from Brampton, at a summer season home in Ontario cottage country.

    Provincial police responded to a seasonal residence on Kahshe Lake for a report of a “violent altercation” on Saturday afternoon. Kahshe Lake is about 10 kilometres southeast of the city of Gravenhurst.

    Officers discovered the sufferer, John Kehl, dead once they arrived on the property. 

    A 30-year-old man was taken into police custody and faces the next costs:

    • Second-degree murder.
    • Indignity to a dead physique.
    • Assault.

    On Sunday morning, the OPP’s underwater search and restoration unit was seen on the shores of Kahshe Lake. 

    The accused man is scheduled to seem in a Bracebridge court docket on Monday. An post-mortem on the sufferer can be anticipated, although no date has been confirmed. 

    “This investigation stays in its early phases and additional particulars can be launched solely as they turn out to be accessible and the place the investigation permits,” the OPP stated in a information launch. 

    Anybody with probably priceless info for investigators is requested to contact police or go away an nameless tip with Crime Stoppers.



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