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On Saturday, October 21, 2017, at approximately 6:00 am, patrol officers were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Elm Street for a male that was involved in a wrestling match and was now vital signs absent.

Officers arrived and observed that EMS was performing life-saving measures on the victim. A male was placed under arrest and the victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. There was also a witness who observed the altercation.

The investigation revealed that two males in the 30’s, who are known to each other, decided to engage in a consensual wrestling match in the rear yard. During the encounter, one of the males placed the other in a choke hold which caused the victim to lose consciousness. They realized that the victim was vital signs absent, began CPR and called for the ambulance. Officers placed a male under arrest without incident.

The victim remains in hospital in critical condition.

Darcey Woodrich, a 35-year-old male from Windsor is charged with aggravated assault.

The Major Crimes Branch is actively investigating this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at