UPDATE: Police Identify Deceased In Collingwood Shooting

Pair of Wasaga Beach men lost their lives as the investigation continues.

Police identify the deceased in the discovery of bodies in Collingwood.

The bodies are of two men both of Wasaga Beach; 52 year old Dean Copkov and 42 year old Donovan Bass.

A 57 year-old man faces two counts of second degree murder and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Collingwood on January 29th.

Investigators continue to try and identify a third unknown man, believed to have been at the residence at the time of the incident.

The deaths occurred Tuesday morning in Georgian Blue (formerly known as Matthew Way) as a result of an altercation.

A woman who lives next door to the unit, tells Barrie 360 that she heard shots and saw a body lying face down in the bloody snow in the backyard.

The view from an upstairs bedroom window of a resident from the Eight Building on Matthew Way - where Police are investigating a reported shooting incident Monday night

The view from an upstairs bedroom window of a resident from the Eight Building on Matthew Way – where Police are investigating an incident Tuesday morning


“I could see broken glass as well, but Police put a tarp over the body.”


“I could see it from my window, the body was face down in the snow.” The woman said she could see the body from her sons bedroom window.

Simcoe County Housing's Residences on Matthew Way

Simcoe County Housing’s Residences on Matthew Way