Charges against man in Port Burwell freezer body case adjourned to Sept

ST. THOMAS – The Jarvis man charged in connection with the grisly discovery of a body near Port Burwell will have his case return to court on the same day as his son is slated to make a court appearance.Chad Reu-Waters, 45, who is facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of Ashley Max Domenic Pereira, 33, made a brief appearance in the Ontario Court of Justice Tuesday morning by video link from jail.The case was adjourned to Sept. 17 to allow the defence more time to receive more Crown disclosure in the case.Pereira, of Mississauga and originally from Uganda, disappeared 17 years ago. His body was discovered in a discarded freezer at a bluff just east of Port Burwell on May 6.Discovered by a local resident, the discarded freezer was removed from the bluff by an OPP helicopter.Reu-Waters’ son, Samuel Waters, 22, is charged with committing an indignity to a body.He is slated to appear in court on Sept. 17, the same day as his father.Reu-Waters also is charged with committing an indignity to a body and two counts of assaulting a police [email protected]/JaneatLFPressRelated Man charged with first-degree murder in Port Burwell body case Man accused in Port Burwell homicide also charged with assaulting police officers Charges against father, son in Port Burwell body-in-freezer case make court appearance Crown agrees to bail for accused in Port Burwell area body-and-fridge Who is Sam Waters, the man charged in Port Burwell fridge-body probe? Man charged with ‘indignity’ to Port Burwell body, but OPP still say little Criminologist slams OPP for ‘retrograde’ handling of death probe A body. A discarded fridge. A beach town on edge as tourist season looms Police lift body, refrigerator from beach near Port Burwell

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