OPP: Murder charge laid following suspicious death northeast of Kingston, Ont.

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a suspicious death at this home in Seeley's Bay, Ont., northeast of Kingston. One person is in custody. June 1, 2021. (Kimberley Johnson / CTV News Ottawa)

Ontario Provincial Police have charged a 36-year-old man with first degree murder following a suspicious death in the Seeley’s Bay area, northeast of Kingston.

In a release, OPP say Jay Slade has been arrested and charged with first degree murder, indignity to a dead body and assault causing bodily harm. 

OPP say a man was found dead at a home on Highway 15 at around 4 a.m. Tuesday. Two other people were found seriously injured and were taken to the hospital by Leeds & Grenville County Paramedics.

A 36-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested at the scene. Police say the victims and the man in custody knew each other and there is no risk to the public.

On Friday, OPP identified the deceased man as Colin Gill, 44, of Leeds and The Thousand Islands Township. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS).