Bail denied to woman charged in triple homicide southwest of London


A woman charged in connection with a triple slaying late last year just outside of Oneida of the Thames First Nation has been denied bail.Kirsten Bomberry, 36, is charged with three counts of accessory in connection with the deaths of Melissa Trudy Miller, 37, Alan Grant Porter, 33, and Michael Shane Jamieson, 32, all of Six Nations of the Grand River, just outside of Brantford.A publication ban was placed on the evidence at the bail hearing before Superior Court Justice Marc Garson.Bomberry was arrested on Nov. 23, but no one has been charged directly with the deaths. The police have been tight-lipped about causes of death.Miller was seven months pregnant with a baby boy at the time of her death. Porter and Jamieson were best friends.Their bodies were found with a stolen, grey Silverado pickup truck on Bodkin Road near Jones Drive, about 100 kilometres from Six Nations.Mystery surrounds the investigation.The police haven’t said whether the deaths had any connection to the slaying of Douglas Hill, 48, who went missing from his Brantford home in June 2017 and whose remains were found near Southwold in August 2017, at the opposite end of Bodkin Road from where the more recent bodies were discovered.Hill died after he was struck in the head with the claw end of a hammer.After an Ontario Court preliminary hearing, a Brantford man and woman, who had been charged with being accessories after a murder, had their charges dropped after a judge determined there was not enough evidence to send the case to trial.A murder charge against a female teen in the Hill case was dropped days later. Her identity is protected from publication because of her age.The mystery surrounding the November triple homicide has pained the victims’ loved ones. Last week, Ontario Provincial Police published a video featuring one relative pleading for anyone with information to come [email protected]/JaneatLFPress

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