UPDATE – Charges upgraded in Fort Erie double homicide

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) Homicide Unit detectives continue to investigate the murders of 20-year-old Juliana Pannunzio and 18-year-old Christine Crooks.

As a result, detectives upgraded the charges against 30-year-old Trevor Barnett of Scarborough in connection to the murders:

2 counts of First-degree murder

Barnett was in court on Friday February 18, 2022, in relation to the upgraded charges.

The Niagara Regional Police Service would like to thank members of the public for their continued cooperation and assistance in this matter.

Since this is still an active investigation no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact homicide detectives at (905) 688-4111 ext. 1004406, CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or the dedicated Tip Line at 289-248-1058.