Man charged with assault after ‘suspicious death’ in northern Ontario

By on April 15, 2017


Ontario Provincial Police say they were called to a home to investigate after a man was reported injured on the reserve Friday morning. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police - Uniform Recruitment Unit/ Facebook)
Ontario Provincial Police say they were called to a home to investigate after a man was reported injured on the reserve Friday morning. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police – Uniform Recruitment Unit/ Facebook)

THUNDER BAY –A man has been pronounced dead after an incident in Aroland First Nation in northern Ontario.

Ontario Provincial Police say they were called to a home to investigate after a man was reported injured on the reserve Friday morning.

They say Byron Meshake, 30, of Aroland First Nation was taken to hospital, but was later pronounced dead.

A 26-year-old man, also of Aroland First Nation, was charged with assault with a weapon.