Update – Suspect in custody re Eganville homicide investigation

The Renfrew County Crime Unit and members of the Killaloe OPP have one person in custody in connection to an ongoing homicide investigation.

On January 25, 2023, shortly before 9:00 p.m., police responded to a 911 call at a residence in the Township of Bonnechere Valley. One person was located deceased.

Trey GAGNON, 18-years-old of Laurentian Valley Township has been located and arrested for Second-Degree Murder, contrary to section 235(1) of the Criminal Code.

There are no further risks to public safety.

The investigation by the OPP Renfrew County Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, is ongoing. The investigation is being assisted by the OPP Forensic Identification Unit and is being conducted in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services.

Members of the community can expect to see continued police presence in the area as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact the Killaloe OPP at 1-888-310-1122. 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.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2023,Jan.26) -UPDATE #1- OPP INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE IN EGANVILLE – Wanted Person in Custody [media release]

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