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Five face attempted murder charges in stabbing investigation

Victim is in serious condition
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On the morning of Tuesday, March 24, 2020, officers from the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Frederick Street in the Town of Midland.

A 53-year-old male victim was transported to hospital for treatment for life-threatening injuries and his condition remains serious.

A number of people left the scene in a vehicle and with the assistance of the public, police located several suspicious persons in a residential area of Tay Township.

Charged with the following offences in connection with this incident are: Dariusz Horosz, 42 years of Tiny, Tanner McCue, 22 years of Penetanguishene, Tyler McCue, 30 years of Penetanguishene

  • Attempt to commit murder  
  • Aggravated assault  
  • Breach of probation contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

Also charged in connection with this incident are Chantel Belcourt, 35 years of Midland and Debbie Copegog, 42 years of Midland who are are charged with the following offences.  

  • Attempt to commit murder 
  • Aggravated assault contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused persons were held for a bail hearing and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland at a future date.

This incident remains under investigation and the OPP encourage anyone with information to call police toll-free at 1-888-310-1122. Information can be reported anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).