Murder investigation at long-term care home in Orillia

Provincial police have launched a homicide investigation at a long-term care facility in Orillia.

On Nov. 13, 2023, police said they were called to investigate a “serious assault” involving two residents of the facility.

An 88-year-old was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

“On November 24, 2023, Kevin Elmes died as a result of injuries sustained in the initial assault,” police stated in a news release on Friday.

Police believe there is no concern for public safety.

The name of the facility was not released by police.

If anyone has further information regarding this incident, contact the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).