Charges laid in homicide investigation

An Ontario Provincial Police cruiser. (Photo courtesy of the OPP)

Two people have been charged in connection to the death of a Windsor man after his remains were found on Walpole Island First Nation in March.

Under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, Lambton County OPP, Walpole Island First Nation Police, and Windsor Police Service arrested two people on Friday.

Thirty-one-year-old Rolf Rodley Agarrd of Windsor and 40-year-old Dwayne Jahton Blair of Scarborough have both been charged with first-degree murder.

A homicide investigation was launched after human remains found on Walpole Island were identified as 25-year-old Oyebode Oyenuga of Windsor. Oyenuga was reported missing in February.

The accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Sarnia at a later date and are currently being held in custody.

Police are thanking the public for help in the ongoing investigation. Further tips can be made to Lambton County OPP Crime Unit at 519-882-1011 or 1-888-310-1122. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit an online tip.