Suspicious death where foul play is suspected Shuniah
SHUNIAH, ONTARIO - January 13, 2019 (LSN) - The Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a suspicious death where foul play is suspected.
On January 13, 2019 police received information that a body was located on the shoulder of Highway 527 just north of the Highway 11-17 junction.
An investigation has been commenced by the OPP North West Region Crime Unit and OPP Forensic Identification Services under the direction of Detective Inspector Darryl Sigouin of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).
A post mortem examination will be scheduled at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Toronto.
Highway 527 is closed between Mitchell Road and Compressor Station Road. Traffic in the area is being rerouted to Copenhagen Road and traffic is being re routed
The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. The OPP's website www.opp.ca, contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.
Police are asking any persons with information related to this occurrence to contact Detective Sgt. Curtis Peckford of the OPP Crime Unit at 807-939-2133 or the OPP Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).