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Simcoe County man charged with first degree murder in wife’s death

Police have laid charges against a man after remains of an infant were found on the waterfront in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Global News/File

BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY, Ont. – A 55-year-old man is facing a charge of first degree murder in the death of his wife, according to South Simcoe Police.

Police were called to a home on Colborne Street on Saturday morning, where they found the body of a 51-year-old woman.

Her husband, 55-year-old Jose Fernandes is charged with first degree murder.

He is in custody and due is scheduled for a bail court appearance via video linkup on Wednesday.

Police have issued a publication ban and are issuing no further details at this time.

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