On November 15, 2019, a 17 year old young man was fatally stabbed on Cedar Street in Greater Sudbury.

On November 16, 2019, 18 year old Steffin Rees was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder.

As a result of further investigation by Detectives in our Criminal Investigations Division, an 18 year old man was arrested on April 5, 2020 and charged with the following under the Criminal Code of Canada;

  • Accessory After the Fact to Murder
  • Obstruct Justice

He was released on a Promise to Appear with a First Appearance Court date of November 15, 2020. His name cannot be released as the information has not yet been sworn to through the Court process.



On the morning of November 15, 2019, at approximately 10:30 am, GSPS received a call of a weapons complaint on Cedar Street, upon arrival patrol officers found a 17-year-old male who required immediate medical attention. He was taken to Health Sciences North where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police were able to identify and locate the accused in this incident as an 18-year-old male, whose name will be withheld until his appearance in Bail Court Sunday morning. The accused was arrested this morning without incident. The name of the victim will not be released at this time at the request of the next of kin.

Information to date, confirms this incident was not a random act of violence, it was a dispute between two individuals who knew each other. Police have determined there is no threat to the public or to the area of the incident.

Anyone with information on the case is being asked to call the Greater Sudbury Police Service at 675-9171 ext. 2320 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-8477.