Hamilton man accused of murder on Manitoulin Island arrested

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Published July 11, 2022 at 11:39 am

A Hamilton man appeared in court today for the first time since being charged with second-degree murder charge in connection with a fatal shooting at Sheguiandah First Nation on Manitoulin Island.

The 20-year-old appeared in court in Gore Bay, Ont., one day after being arrested by the the Ontario Provincial Police in Toronto with assistance from that city’s local police. He was remanded into custody following the arrest on Sunday (July 10). He is accused of the murder of Malcolm Roy, 32, from Sheguiandah First Nation on June 24. Police have claimed that the shooting was targeted.

Roy died in hospital on June 27. The OPP informed the public on July 3 about the suspect in the incident.

Hanif Duncan, 20, faces one count of second-degree murder.

Two other people have been charged as accessories.

The investigation is continuing under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch. The CIB is involving members of the United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin Anishnaabe Police (UCCM) Police, the Manitoulin OPP Crime Unit, the North East Region OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and the OPP Regional Support Team (RST).

Anyone who has further information regarding this incidcent contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or your nearest police service. Anonymous information can be shared through the Sudbury Rainbow Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-TIPS, or sudburycrimestoppers.com).

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