Police responded to a report of an assault in the 1800 block of Mo Road at about 2:10 a.m. on Wed. Sept. 28. A 33-year-old Campbell River man is dead and his 18-year-old brother is in police custody.

Man charged with second degree murder

Eighteen-year-old Tony Wilfred Williams has been charged with second degree murder in the death of his brother, 33-year-old Edison Thomas.

  • Sep. 29, 2011 8:00 p.m.

Eighteen-year-old Tony Wilfred Williams has been charged with second degree murder in the death of his brother, 33-year-old Edison Thomas.

Police responded to a report of an assault in the 1800 block of Mo Road at about 2:10 a.m. on Wednesday.

On arrival, officers determined that Thomas had been assaulted by Williams according to Sgt. Craig Massey of the Campbell River RCMP.

Thomas was transported to Campbell River hospital where he succumbed to his injuries at 4:45 a.m., according to Massey.

Details, like what injuries Thomas sustained, are not being released yet. An autopsy was performed today but details have not been released yet.

When asked if alcohol was found on the scene Massey replied, “no comment.”

Major crime unit investigators have been interviewing witnesses, and investigators were still on scene yesterday.

Williams is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.

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