A Prince Edward County OPP Officer leaves the scene in Mountain View, Ont., Saturday March 13. Flowers and signs of support are slowly trickling onto the lawn of the home where 18-year-old Dean Brown took the lives of 46-year-old Tracy Hannah and 14-year-old Whitney Hannah and left another 18-year-old daughter in stable condition in hospital. Photo by The Canadian Press
Kingston, Ont. -
Police say the teen suspect in the slayings of a Belleville, Ont., mother and daughter has appeared in court via video link.
Sgt. Kristine Rae says 18-year-old Dean Brown appeared Saturday morning, and was formally charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.
He was remanded into custody and will appear again in a Belleville court today.
A 46-year-old woman and her 14-year-old daughter were found dead Friday at their family home in the small eastern Ontario community of Mountain View.
The victims have been identified as Tracy Hannah and her daughter Whitney, and autopsies are scheduled for today at the coroner's office in Toronto.
An 18-year-old female family member was airlifted to hospital in Kingston and remains in stable condition.