Two Cold Lake, Alta. women were found dead in a Barrie, Ont. hotel room Wednesday.

Barrie police said a 22-year-old man faces two counts of first degree murder.

According to reports victims have been identified as 52-year old Helen Dorrington of Cold Lake and 32-year-old Mary Hepburn, who had recently moved to Barrie from Cold Lake.

Autopsies are scheduled for Thursday in Toronto. Police said sections of the hotel and parking lot will remain closed for several days.

According to Barrie police, charged with two counts of first degree murder is Mark Dobson, 22 years, of Barrie, Ont. Dobson was remanded into custody with a next court date of May 9.

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