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Charges laid in Homicide InvestigationWarning - this news article expired on 2019-03-21. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Belleville, Ontario – On the 21st of February 2019, Belleville Police can confirm that Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Branch have laid charges against the accused in this matter.

Fredrick Gordon Howes - 49 years old of Belleville has been charged with one count of first degree murder and one count of Breach of Recognizance. Howes is being held for a bail hearing on today’s date at 1pm.

Police are still working on locating next of kin of the victim. His name will not be released at this time.