Man charged in murder of Monica Chisar

Remains of missing woman found near Mount Forest on Christmas Eve 2019

SOUTHGATE – Police have charged a man with the murder of Monica Chisar of Hamilton, whose body was discovered just north of Mount Forest on Christmas Eve 2019.

On Aug. 17 officials with the OPP and Hamilton Police Service announced that Ahmet Nikci, 40, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with second degree murder and indignity to a body.

He is being held in police custody and is to appear in Hamilton court at a later date.

On Dec. 24, 2019, human remains were found in the area of Southgate Road 10, east of Highway 6 in Southgate Township, just north of Mount Forest.

Police identified the victim as Chisar and, on May 12, 2000, announced that she died as a result of a homicide.

Chisar was last seen in Hamilton on July 11, 2018 and was reported missing by her family that September.

Police thanked “the public and the media for their assistance” in the investigation and said anyone with further information can contact the OPP (1-888-310-1122) or Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-8477 or

Tip providers may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.