Two charged in 2022 Williams Lake homicide

Two people have been arrested and charged with manslaughter in the 2022 stabbing death of 19-year-old Richard “Richie” Todd.

On Friday, police arrested 26-year-old Michael Bauer in Williams Lake and 25-year-old Garrett Shirey in Houston, B.C.

“This was a thorough investigation spanning over two years, and it shows our investigators’ determination to seek out the truth,” said RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Brett Urano.

“We would like to thank the public and our partners for their assistance throughout the investigation leading to these charges.”

Todd had been found critically injured around 11 p.m. on May 5, 2022. He later died in hospital from his injuries.

Bauer and Shirey remain in custody and will appear virtually in Williams Lake Court on Monday.

Mounties in Williams Lake are asking anyone with any information about the investigation to call them at 250-392-6211.