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Police lay murder charges in downtown knifing

The death of the victim, Nicolas Nicholls, 27, of North Bay on Dec. 11 in a Sudbury hospital prompted the upgraded charges
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Police closed off Wyld St. as they investigated the murder.

North Bay police have laid second-degree murder charges against two North Bay people after a knife attack on Wyld St. on December 4.

The two were previously charged with attempted murder, but the death of the victim, Nicholas Nicholls, 27, of North Bay on Dec. 11 in a Sudbury hospital prompted the upgraded charges.

See: Attempted murder charges laid after weekend downtown assault

And: North Bay Police confirm downtown stabbing victim has died

On Saturday, December 4, police responded to reports that a man had sustained injuries from an edged weapon during an assault and required medical attention. The victim was found on Wyld Street, downtown.

EMS rushed the victim to the hospital in critical condition.

On Sunday, December 5, police found and arrested two suspects, a woman and a man.

Sandra Dorothy Haggart, 34, is charged with second-degree murder.

Travis Stillaway, 26, is charged with:

  • Second-degree murder
  • Four counts of failure to comply with release order

The accused remains in custody awaiting a bail hearing.

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