Kahshe Lake Murder Victim Identified – Charges Laid
The victim in Saturday's murder of a 67-year-old man has been identified and charges have been laid. (Doug Crosse Photo)
Ontario Provincial Police have released the identity of the man killed on Kahshe Lake on Saturday.
67-year-old John Kehl of Brampton was found dead by police, who were responding to a call about a violent altercation.
Kehl’s son Adam, 30, of British Columbia, was charged with second-degree murder in his father’s death. He was also charged with indignity to a dead body and assault.
The accused has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge Monday for a bail hearing.
An autopsy will be performed by the Office of the Chief Coroner at a date to be confirmed.
The investigation is being headed up by Detective Inspector Gerald Scherer out of the OPP’s Criminal Investigation Branch.
Anyone with information is asked to please call Bracebridge OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You can submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.