Jukasa News Update Monday, July 31, 2017
OPP are investigating the death of a boater on Grassy Narrows Lake.
Police say they received a report on Saturday about a missing man, after four people went into the water when their boat overturned.
The body of the missing man was recovered on Sunday, with the assistance of the OPP’s underwater search and rescue unit.
He has been identified as 40-year-old Devon Hill of Six Nations of the Grand River.
An investigation into the death is being conducted by the Kenora OPP’s crime unit and anyone with information is asked to contact police.
Police have laid charges against a third individual in the death of 48 year old Douglas Hill.
24 year old Lori Anne Staats was charged late last week with being an accessory after the fact to murder in the case.
She is scheduled to appear in court in Brantford to face those charges.
Six Nations Police Chief Glenn Lickers says the investigation in the case is continuing — and is calling on the help of community members to call police with any further details on the case.
Lickers says he is hoping tips from the public will continue to come in, to bring closure Hills family.
Hill was last seen early in the morning on Six Nations on June 24th.
Habitat for Humanity started construction on a home on Chippewas of Nawash this month.
The charitable organization says this is the first time it is building a home on a First Nations reserve in Ontario.
Chief Gregory Nadjiwon of Nawash says he is hopeful the project will start an initiative with the organization and other First Nations communities to resolve the nationwide housing crisis on reserves.
Brantford Police say a 47 year old man has been arrested and now faces charges after exposing himself and threatening bystanders with a screwdriver.
Police say the man was yelling outside an apartment complex in the city over the weekend – when he was asked to leave he exposed himself and threatened people with the tool.
He was apprehended by police and charged with possession of a dangerous weapon, committing an indecent act, uttering threats, and assault with a weapon.
Brantford Police say they have arrested and charged a 29 year old city man for child luring.
Last month police executed a search warrant at the home of the accused and seized several devices. He was then charged with luring two female children aged 15 and 17.
The new charges related to a third victim, a 17 year old female who police say was offered money for sexual services.
Spencer Matthew Stockdale of Brantford is charged with Luring a Child. He was released from custody and returns to court in September to answer to the charges.
A Six Nations minister who sexually assaulted several youth and children for decades has been released on day parole.
65 year old Ronald Burning was convicted in 2013 on several counts of sexual assault against children during his ministry at the Johnsfield Baptist Church and school on Six Nations.
He was sentenced to ten years in prison but came before the parole board last month and was granted a partial release.
Officials say Burning’s day parole is for six months in an undisclosed residential facility.