Two charged in death of former Barry’s Bay resident

Two individuals have been charged in relation to a suspicious death that occurred in North Algona-Wilberforce.

On July 21, 2021 shortly after 6:30 p.m. the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with assistance from East Region OPP Criminal Operations, responded to a 911 call at a motel on Highway 60. Officers located a 40 year old male with a serious injury. Despite life saving measures by the Renfrew County Paramedics, 40 year old Gilbert RUMLESKIE originally of Barry’s Bay succumbed to his injuries at scene.

Two males from North Algona-Wilberforce were arrested at the scene and have been charged in connection with the death.

• Brandon LAMOUREUX, age 27 – Second Degree Murder – Criminal Code (CC) section 235(1)

• Jordan PLUMB, age 19 – Manslaughter – CC section 236(b)

The accused were scheduled to appear for a bail hearing on July 30, 2021 before the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke.

The investigation remains ongoing under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) and in partnership with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact the Killaloe OPP at . Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. 1-888-310-1122

Cranton,E.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2021,July30) – UPDATE #1 – KILLALOE OPP INVESTIGATING SUSPICIOUS DEATH – Two Individuals Charged & Victim Identified [media release]

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