Police lay charge in weekend homicide at Thunder Bay hotel

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THUNDER BAY, Ont. — A 36-year-old man is facing a murder charge after a weekend homicide at a hotel in Thunder Bay, Ont.

City police say they were called to the Midtown Inn on Saturday night and found a 29-year-old man from British Columbia at the scene.

The man was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police have identified him as Victoria resident Paul Vivier, but have not released his cause of death.

They say they arrested the 36-year-old man on Sunday and charged him with one count of second-degree murder.

They say the accused and the suspect knew each other, but are still asking members of the public to come forward if they have any information about the incident.