First degree murder charge at Millhaven Institution

On April 13th members of the Ontario Provincial Police, Kingston Police Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad and OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, under the direction of Detective Inspector Dave MacDonald began an investigation in the death of Michael Kozovski, 49-years-old, an inmate in the Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution.

As a result of the investigation, Tyler Hunter, 25-years-old, also an inmate at Millhaven, was charged with First Degree Murder contrary to Section 235(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada. He appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice by video on April 15th and remains in custody.

The OPP is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.