(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - Members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit, under the direction of Detective Inspector Randy Gaynor, Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), have laid charges in relation to an ongoing death investigation.
On April 3, 2019, at approximately 2:30 p.m., members of the Wellington County OPP responded to a residence on Colquhoun Street in Fergus, Ontario for a female in medical distress. Joslyn NELLIS, 23-years-old, of Elora was transported to a local hospital by Guelph Wellington Paramedic Service, where she was later pronounced deceased. A post mortem has been conducted, and the death is being treated as suspicious.
On April 5, 2019,Torry HARRIS (male), 32-years-old, of Elora was arrested and charged with the following offences:
Criminal Negligence Causing Death;
Adult Trafficking a Controlled Substance (4 counts).
The accused remains in custody, and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice-Guelph on April 8, 2019.
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 on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.