Bruce MacQueen, aka Bruce Ellis, identified as man charged in 1994 Barrie homicide
Published Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:35PM EST Last Updated Monday, July 4, 2022 11:02AM EDT
BARRIE, ONT. -- Barrie police detectives confirmed the identity of the man charged in the 1994 homicide of Katherine Janeiro as Robert Bruce MacQueen, who police say uses the alias Bruce Ellis.
According to police, MacQueen and the 20-year-old Janeiro knew each other at the time of her death 26 years ago.
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Friends found Janeiro's body in her Dunlop Street basement apartment on Oct. 10. She had multiple stab wounds.
Police charged MacQueen with her death after a tip from the public led them to the 58-year-old Barrie man.
The accused has his next video court appearance scheduled for Thursday.