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32-year-old man charged in Thunder Bay homicide case

A man has been arrested and charged in a local homicide case in Thunder Bay, Ont. The Canadian Press/Francis Vachon

A 32-year-old man is facing charges in Thunder Bay, Ont.’s most recent homicide.

Local police say they arrested the man late Monday evening, hours after 52-year-old Andrew Ayre died in hospital.

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Police had found Ayre on a street corner five days earlier, suffering from unspecified serious injuries.

His cause of death has not been released.

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Police say the man they’ve arrested is now charged with one count each of second-degree murder and robbery in Ayre’s death.

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They did not specify whether any relationship existed between Ayre and the suspect.

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