Man faces 1st degree murder charge in St. Catharines shooting death

Don Mitchell / Global News

A man is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with the death of a woman in a St. Catharines home on Saturday morning.

Niagara police say the woman in her 20s was found dead at a residence in the area of Church and Queenston streets during the overnight of June 26.

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Homicide detectives say the victim, 22-year-old Tineisha Chatwin of St. Catharines, died from a fatal gunshot wound.

The 21-year-old accused was arrested on Tuesday and is expected in a St Catharines court on Wednesday.

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