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Police still searching for man accused in Sheguiandah murder

Additional charges were laid last week against two other people
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The Ontario Provincial Police continue to search for the man they believe is responsible for a June 24 murder in the Manitoulin Island First Nation community.

At approximately 11:45 p.m. on June 24, the United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin Anishnaabe Police received a complaint regarding weapons at Wiingush Miikan, Sheguiandah First Nation.

When police arrived at the scene, they found 32-year-old Cheyenne Malcom Roy of Sheguiandah First Nation had sustained life-threatening gunshot injuries. Roy was transported to a local hospital, where they died on June 27. 

Police continue to try to locate the man they allege is responsible for the shooting, a 20-year-old Hamilton man. He is described as dark-skinned, between 5-8 and 5-10 with a slim build and long dreadlocks.

The man is known to frequent the Hamilton and Greater Toronto areas.

Last week, additional charges were also laid as a result the incident. 

On June 30, OPP announced charges against two other people in relation to the fatal shooting. A 55-year-old from Northeastern Manitoulin and The Islands and a 25-year-old from Whitefish River First Nation have been charged with accessory after the fact to murder and obstruction of a peace officer and have been remanded in custody until their scheduled court appearances on July 20.

The investigation is continuing under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), 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).

If anyone has further information regarding this incident, or knows the whereabouts of the suspect, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or your nearest police service. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call the Sudbury Rainbow Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip online at