Murder Suspect Identified – Neil

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Over a year after 31-year-old Amelia Corrie Sainnawap was found slain in a Cumming Street back alley, officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service have made an arrest. The person they have in custody is alleged to have murdered Sainnawap.
Sainnawap was found dead in a back alley located in the 100 block of Cumming street shortly after midnight on August 22nd, 2018. Police made multiple calls to the public seeking out information that would lead to the conviction of Sainnawap’s killer.

Appearing in a Thunder Bay bail court this morning is Neil Nishenapaise.
is charged with:

  • Second Degree Murder

He has other criminal matters already before the courts. He has been remanded into custody and will remain in jail for the time being. His next court date is October 8th, 2019.
The Justice of the Peace has no jurisdiction over murder charges, which means that the suspect will be automatically held in jail for the time being. They will have to go before a Superior Court Justice to have their bail considered.

Neil Nishinapaise will be held in jail for now.

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