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Wauzhushk Onigum elder facing sexual assault charges

By Ryan Forbes Mar 9, 2023 | 1:06 PM

A 73-year-old Wauzhushk Onigum resident was arrested for sexual assault on March 1.

An elder in northwestern Ontario is facing charges of sexual assault, after an investigation by the OPP.

On Wednesday, police confirmed the 73-year-old man from Wauzhushk Onigum is facing one charge of Sexual Assault after being arrested on March 1.

He is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

Originally reported by APTN News, the accused was the leader of the Gamikaan Bimaadiziwin Healing Centre on Bug Lake in 2021, and the alleged victim was a client of the camp that year.

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