Matthew Bleach

Matthew Bleach was born at the old St. Joseph’s Hospital and was raised in Hanmer. He is married with two children and is an Alumni of St. Charles College, Cambrian College and the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

Matthew served six and a half years as a Medical Technician with the Canadian Forces before being medically released. He has been to Afghanistan, as well as serving as a Medic for various Domestic exercises.  In addition to this he volunteered as the Medic and worked his way up to Co-Chairman and Operations Officer of West Nipissing Search and Rescue before retiring in 2014 after four years. Matthew maintains a Facebook page called Northern Ontario Veterans page on Facebook and is looking forward to championing Veterans rights.

Stabbing victim dies from injuries in hospital; 18 year old arrested

Update: The 17 year stabbing victim of this mornings attack has died in hospital.
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.

Police say this is an isolated incident and is now a homicide investigation.

The name of the deceased has not been released out of respect for the family


Greater Sudbury Police responded to a stabbing downtown around 10:30am on Cedar Street in the area of the Pita Pit. The attack has left one man in critical condition.

The individuals are said to known to each other.

Police are canvassing the area and reviewing video. Initial descriptors suggest the the first suspect may be wearing a white t-shirt and a red jackets. The second potential suspect may be wearing grey sweat shirt, dark pants, carrying dark back pack. In both causes the suspect description could not be confirmed by police.

The investigation is ongoing and police are requesting that anybody with information call 705.675.9171 ext 2320
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