Police have charged a North Bay man for allegedly murdering his girlfriend.
Thirty-nine-year-old Shannon Kochie died after being stabbed multiple times on Monday. Some of Kochie’s family members went to to her boyfriend’s apartment on Monday afternoon, after she didn’t show up for a family gathering.
They heard Kochie screaming for help and called police. When officers arrived, they found Kochie on the floor, and the boyfriend had barricaded inside a washroom. A fire had also been lit in the apartment.
Thirty-eight year old Ryan Michael Neil faces three charges in total including second degree murder, arson and uttering threats.