Man dies after alleged assault at wilderness resort
A 25-year-old man from Toronto has succumbed to his injuries following severe head trauma in what police say was an alleged assault at Wilderness Tours in Beachburg, Ont.
Jerry Azevedo, 28, is in custody in relation to the incident and his next appearance in court is Aug. 18. He was charged with aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm.
Police responded to a call on Sunday and the victim, who is from Toronto, was rushed to the Ottawa Hospital.
The injured man's name has not been officially released.
Wilderness Tours offers whitewater rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping and other outdoors activities, and is located about 130 kilometres northwest of downtown Ottawa, near Renfrew.