UPDATE: Barrie Police Lay Charge In Suspicious Death

Suspect surrenders to police


A 37 year old Barrie man, wanted in connection with the weekend death of 45 year old Brett Wickett of Barrie, has turned himself in. Barrie Police had issued an arrest warrant for the man late Tuesday. He’s been charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm. Wickett died at RVH after being admitted with head injuries. Police say he and the accused were involved in an altercation at an Anne Street address.


Barrie Police have identified a man who died at RVH Saturday night after an altercation at a home on Anne Street. They say 45 year old Brett Wickett had been admitted with head injuries. Investigators still looking to speak with a 37 year old Barrie man, who may be in the Midland area.


Barrie Police say they are investigating the circumstances that lead to the death of a 45-year-old Barrie man. According to investigators, the man was involved in an altercation at 201 Georgian Drive in Barrie on Saturday, July 1st. They say the man was then admitted to hospital in Barrie with obvious signs of trauma. He succumbed to his injuries around 8:00pm. Investigators are looking to speak to 37-year-old Barrie man.  Police believe the male is currently in the Midland-Penetang area and are urging him to contact investigators immediately. They say they do not believe there is a concern for public safety at this time.