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Suspect charged with manslaughter in Fergus death investigation

Accused had previous been charged with criminal negligence causing death
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Members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit, under the direction of Detective Inspector Randy Gaynor, OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), have laid an additional charge in relation to an ongoing death investigation.

On April 3, 2019, members of the Wellington County OPP responded to a residence on Colquhoun Street in Fergus. Joslyn Nellis, 23-years-old of Elora, was transported to a local hospital in medical distress and was later pronounced deceased.

Following further investigation, Torry Aleksander Harris, 32 years old of Elora, has been charged with manslaughter. The accused has been remanded into custody.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online. You may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.



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