Police investigating murder in Highlands East
By Chad Ingram
The Haliburton Highlands OPP along with members of the OPP's crime unit and its forensics team are investigating a homicide that took place in Highlands East in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 6.
According to a release from the police, 58-year-old Robert Ferguson of Highland East has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder and is scheduled to appear in court in Lindsay on July 8. OPP say there is no threat to public safety.
The deceased has been identified as 29-year-old Dylan Robert Dahlke of Dysart et al. The investigation is ongoing, and post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place in Toronto on July 8.
This marks the second homicide in Haliburton County in three weeks, as police continue to investigate a homicide that took place in Halburton Village on June 18.