The man charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Webequie youth Braiden Jacob made his first appearance in court Saturday morning. Jonathan Yellowhead of Eabametoong — a fly-in First Nation approximately 350 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, Ont. Jacob's body was found on Dec. 9 shortly after 11:30 a.m. near the southern portion of Chapples Park in Thunder Bay. The youth had been visiting the city from his home community — a fly-in First Nation more than 500 kilometres north of Thunder Bay — for health reasons, according to Nishnawbe Aski Nation deputy grand chief Derek Fox. Thunder Bay police acting deputy chief Don Lewis said Friday the postmortem results indicated a homicide had taken place.
Source: CBC News December 15, 2018 16:18 UTC