At approximately 12:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested an individual in relation to an ongoing homicide investigation. The individual was taken into custody without incident in the Town of Spanish and remains in custody awaiting a court appearance.
The victim, 68 year old George Chapman, was found unresponsive outside of a residence in the Town of Spanish shortly after noon on July 4, 2017. The investigation is continuing under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) Detective Inspector Mark Zulinski.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.saultcrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.