OPP AND TREATY THREE POLICE INVESTIGATING SUSPICIOUS DEATH IN SABASKONG BAY (OJIBWAYS OF ONIGAMING) FIRST NATION
(KENORA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North West Crime Unit and Treaty Three Police are investigating a suspicious death in Sabaskong Bay (Ojibways of Onigaming) First Nation.
On August 7, 2023, shortly after 1:30 p.m. Treaty Three Police responded to a home on Anishinaawbe Road, where a woman was located deceased.
A post-mortem examination will be conducted at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto to confirm the identity of the victim and the cause of death.
Investigators do not believe there is an imminent threat to public safety but officers are currently looking for a male, known to be at the home earlier that day.
The investigation by the Treaty Three Police, the OPP North West Region Crime Unit and OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit is continuing, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.
Anyone with information should contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at ontariocrimestoppers.ca.
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