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Suspect charged with second degree murder in Kawartha Lakes homicide investigation

Richard Brachman charged in the death of 73-year-old Kawartha Lakes man
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CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES -  On April 21, 2020, officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 9-1-1 call at a residence on Valley Road.

Officers located a deceased male outside of the residence. The victim has been identified as local resident, Glen Mark, 73 years of age.

With the assistance of the OPP's Canine Unit and Emergency Response Team (ERT), a suspect was taken into custody. Richard Brachman, 57 years of age of the City of Kawartha Lakes, has been charged with second degree murder, contrary to the Criminal Code.

The accused was held for a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on April 22, 2020.

The investigation remains ongoing with members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

Anyone having information on this crime is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Information can also be reported anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by going here and submitting an anonymous tip online.