Police charge 14 year old in connection with Tuesday death

A number of charges, including first degree murder, have been laid against a 14-year-old Barrie youth in relation to a death that occurred Tuesday at a Barrie residence.
The youth has been charged with:
• First Degree Murder, Contrary to Section 235(1), Criminal Code of Canada
• Aggravated Assault with a Weapon, Contrary to Section 267(a), Criminal Code of Canada
• Fail to Comply with Sentence, Contrary to Section 137, Youth Criminal Justice Act (2 Counts).
The identity of the accused, who was remanded into custody late yesterday afternoon, cannot be released in accordance with provisions contained within the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA). He is scheduled to return to the Ontario Court of Justice located in Barrie on Friday for a bail hearing, police report.
Police can now confirm that a post mortem is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) located in Toronto in order to determine the cause of death.

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