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Accused Guelph murderer makes brief court appearance

James Dobbs, charged with second-degree murder, will appear in Guelph bail court virtually Aug. 19
James Dobbs

A quick court appearance for a Guelph man accused of second-degree murder.

James Dobbs appeared in a Guelph court virtually Friday morning, and had his matter adjourned until Aug. 19.

This is in connection with the discovery of an adult male's body behind a business near Wellington Street East and Wyndham Street South in Guelph on July 13.

Police were alerted two days prior to an alleged murder inside an apartment building in downtown Guelph on July 10, according to a Guelph police news release at the time.

A publication ban is in place on evidence presented in the case.

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Mark is a graduate of Canadore College in North Bay whose career has taken him through a number of spots across Ontario. He spent nearly a decade in the radio news industry in North Bay, Timmins and Waterloo Region
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