Last Tuesday, members of the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received a request from the Treaty Three Police Service to assist with an investigation into a sudden death.
A body was located near Siibinsing Road in the community of Onigaming First Nation.
On Thursday, a post mortem examination was commenced at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Toronto. The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Clayton Bob of Big Island First Nation.
Members of the OPP Northwest Region Crime Unit, under the direction of Detective Inspector Brad Collins of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), are continuing to investigate this death in conjunction with the Treaty Three Police Service.
Police are asking any members of the public who have information about this investigation to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Any and all information is important to assist this investigation.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or access their website at: www.p3tips.com/273 where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
Further information will be released as the information becomes available.