Two more people charged in Six Nations triple murder

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The number of people now facing charges connected with a triple homicide of Six Nations residents is six.

The OPP and Six Nations Police Service have charged 21-year-old Roland Sturgeon of Chippewas of the Thames First Nation and Vernon Shipman, 33, of Six Nations each with three counts of accessory after the fact to murder regarding the deaths of 37-year-old Melissa Trudi Miller, 33-year-old Alan Grant Porter and 32-year-old Michael Shane Jamieson, who were found on Nov. 4,2018 off a rural road in Middlesex County.

Miller was seven months pregnant at the time of her death.

Shipman was remanded into custody on March 29 after a bail hearing.

Sturgeon was arrested on March 26 and appeared for a bail. He has since been remanded into custody.  

In early March, there were three people charged with second-degree murder of the victims: 36-year-old Nicholas Shipman (three counts), 30-year-old Thomas Bomberry (two counts); and 32-year-old Jamie Beaver (one count).

In late November, Kirsten Bomberry, 36, of Six Nations was taken into custody at a Fourth Line address, between Onondaga and Tuscarora Roads. The accused is charged with three counts of accessory after the fact to murder.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the dedicated police tip line at 1-844-677-5050, or the Six Nations Police Service at 519-445-2811. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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