Area OPP Police Press Releases

Owen Sound Murder Arrests – JACKSON & CURRIE

(OWEN SOUND, ON) – On May 22, 2021, Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Owen Sound Police Service, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), arrested two individuals in connection with a homicide investigation in Owen Sound.

The following people are charged:

  • 21-year-old Robert JACKSON of Owen Sound – First Degree Murder S. 235(1) Criminal Code of Canada.
  • 39-year-old Christie CURRIE of Chatsworth Township – First Degree Murder S. 235(1) Criminal Code of Canada.

 Both are being held pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice.

The investigation began on May 16, 2021, shortly after 9:30 p.m., after Owen Sound Police Service (OSPS) responded to a report of an altercation in the 900-block of 6th Street East, in the City of Owen Sound.  A 22-year old Holland Centre man was transported to hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the OSPS at 519-376-1234, or report online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. 

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