Written By: Monday, March 12th 2018

As a result of a death investigation from March 7, 2018, Ralph Henry RUDOWSKI, 60-years-old, of South Bruce Peninsula was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

The 61-year-old female victim who had been located at a residence on Division Street in Wiarton has been identified as Janice WEST of South Bruce Peninsula.

A second scene has been identified at another residence on Division Street in Wiarton where members of the OPP Bruce Peninsula Crime Unit and OPP Forensic Identification Services continue to investigate under the direction of Acting Detective Inspector Randy Gaynor of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch.

On March 11, 2018 the accused was remanded into custody and will have a video court appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on March 12, 2018.

Any person with information regarding this investigation should immediately contact the Bruce Peninsula OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.