London Police have made a second arrest in connection to the March 2nd murder of 29-year-old James Cameron Willits, but one suspect, wanted on charges of second degree murder and robbery, remains at large.
Late Friday afternoon, police announced that officers had charged 34-year-old Brandon Christopher Nichols of London with one count of robbery in connection to the incident. Police arrested Nichols around 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.
On the morning of March 2nd, investigators say James Cameron Willits suffered a head injury in a sixth floor apartment at 297 Base Line Road West. He underwent emergency surgery at the London Health Sciences Centre, but later succumbed to his injuries.
That same day, police arrested 30-year-old Ronald Travis Chrisjohn of London and charged him with second degree murder. Police say he remains in custody.
Officers are continuing to search for a third suspect, identified as 22-year-old Steven Barry Antone of London. Police say Antone is wanted on charges of second degree murder and robbery. He’s is described as being of First Nations descent, 5’9”, weighs approximately 150 lbs, has short brown hair and brown eyes. He was clean shaven at the time of the incident.
Antone is considered dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone who sees Antone is asked to call 911 immediately.
Investigators have said that all of the individuals involved were known to each other.
The case is London’s first homicide of 2015.
(With files from Jess Brady, Matthew Trevithick)