Laura Wigelsworth's death deemed a homicide, fiance charged

  The fiance of a woman who was found killed just outside of Vanastra has been charged with second degree murder, CTV London has confirmed.

Police arrested Corey Volland, 27, in connection with the murder of Laura Wigelsworth around 1 p.m. Saturday, after a post-mortem examination conducted in London confirmed the death to be a homicide.

Wiglesworth, 27, is from Vanastra.

Volland made a brief court appearance via video Sunday. He will appear in person at the Goderich court Monday to answer to the charge.

Wigelsworth had been reported missing Wednesday night, after failing to return home from one of her evening walks.

Her body was discovered Thursday on the side of Front Road near Highway 8.

Front Road between 5th Avenue to Huron Road was closed for the investigation, but it has since been re-opened.

Meanwhile, Wigelsworth's funeral is set for Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Falconer Funeral Home in Cinton.

A candlelight vigil is planned for Sunday night at 7 p.m. in the Vanastra Christian Church parking lot.

Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Huron County OPP Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314.