Police Seeking Assistance To Find Murdered Local Man Douglas Hill

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SEEKING ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING MALE

Female Arrested For Accessory After The Fact To Murder

(WEST REGION, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Six Nations Police Service have arrested and charged a 24-year-old female as a result of an ongoing investigation into a missing 48-year-old male.

Hill, 48, was last seen in Six Nations of the Grand River on Saturday, June 24 at around 9 p.m. and has yet to be found. However, police want to speak to anyone who might have seen a dark Chevrolet or GMC SUV, possibly with front-end damage, spotted on Sutherland Road near Chippewa of the Thames First Nations on June 24. The road is also known as Chippewa Road and Side Road 8.

On July 12, a teenage girl and a woman were arrested and charged in connection to Hill's death. A 17-year-old girl faces a second-degree murder charge, but she cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Holly Martin, 35, of Brantford was charged with being an accessory to murder after the fact.

On Thursday, July 27, 2017 in the morning hours, police arrested and charged 24-year-old Lori Anne STAATS of Six Nations of the Grand River Territory with accessory after the fact to murder, contrary to section 240 of the Criminal Code of Canada. She is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court in Brantford at a later date to answer to the charge.

"Investigators continue to receive calls from community residents that are assisting with this ongoing investigation.  I am urging anyone with any information, no matter how trivial, to contact Six Nations Police.  As a community, we need to bring resolution to the family of Douglas HILL," comments Chief Glenn Lickers, Six Nations Police Service.

Officers from the OPP and Six Nations Police Service are continuing their investigation in locating Douglas HILL who was last seen on Six Nations of The Grand River Territory on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m.

Police are looking to speak to anyone that may have information relating to the direction of travel for this vehicle which could have travelled throughout Chippewa of the Thames First Nation, Muncey, Ontario or Oneida First Nation.

Any person with information regarding the suspect or surrounding this incident should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 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) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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