Second Degree Murder Charge Laid in Missing Person Investigation


On August 29, 2019, Police arrested a male in relation to the disappearance of James (Jimmy) MONEY (from Elliot Lake).

In May of 2019, members the OPP learned that James (Jimmy) Lee MONEY, a 62-year-old male, had not been heard from since the late summer of 2018.

As a result of an ongoing investigation, Shawn COTE, 34 years of age, of Elliot Lake, Ontario was arrested in Vancouver, British Columbia, and charged with:


  • Second Degree Murder
  • Indignity to Dead Body

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at where you may eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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