UPDATE Male Arrested for Second Degree Murder

Posted on Monday February 12, 2018

On February 10th, 2018 at approximately 4:00 a.m. officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service responded to a call for service regarding a deceased male on Morin Street.


Initial information led officers to a residence in the 400 block of Morin Street where 30 year old Joshua McCabe was taken into custody.  It is alleged that the accused engaged in an altercation with the victim, 23 year old Christopher Swanson of Sault Ste. Marie.  During the altercation the accused shot the victim and soon after he succumbed to those injuries.


Officers do not believe that this was a random occurrence; however the relationship between the victim and the accused is still under investigation.  Mr. McCabe was taken into custody and has been charged with one count of second degree murder.  He will appear in bail court today.

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Contact information:
Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, 580 Second Line East, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 4K1. (705) 949-6300 or info@ssmps.org

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