Category: Death

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Two Minnesota Police Officers Commit Suicide

Two Minnesota Police Officers Commit Suicide

(ST PAUL, MN) – Yesterday two Minnesota police officers committed suicide. Officer Slifko and Officer Neumann. The stigma surrounding suicide needs to end and communities need to step up and support those struggling with their own mental health. Below is a statement released by the Hermantown Police Department. “Yesterday the Minnesota Law Enforcement community lost...

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Police Find Remains of Missing Man, Charges Laid

Police Find Remains of Missing Man, Charges Laid

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On August 11, 2019, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of human remains in a wooded area within the City of Elliot Lake. The Ontario Forensic Pathology Service has conducted a post mortem examination of the human remains. The results have confirmed the...

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Fatal Collision Claims Thunder Bay Mans Life

Fatal Collision Claims Thunder Bay Mans Life

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A recent collision has resulted in the death of a Thunder Bay man. Below is the TBPS media release. The motor vehicle collision that occurred on Monday September 9th at 11:00 pm, on Waterloo Street south of Cameron Street between a GMC Jimmy and a Dodge Ram pickup truck, has now...

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FATAL COLLISION: Train and Person

FATAL COLLISION: Train and Person

(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) – On September 5, 2019 at approximately 12:06 am, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sioux Lookout Detachment members responded to a report of a person being struck by a Canadian National Railway train in the Canadian National Train Yard in the area of Third Avenue and Front Street in Sioux Lookout. Upon...

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Fatal Bear Attack Victim Identified

Fatal Bear Attack Victim Identified

(RED PINE ISLAND – RAINY LAKE, ON) – Shortly after 6:30 pm on September 1, 2019 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a call for service at Red Pine Island on Rainy Lake. Officers were advised that the complainant believed her daughter, aged 62 was attacked by...

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Woman Killed by Bear

Woman Killed by Bear

(RED PINE ISLAND – RAINY LAKE, ON) – Shortly after 6:30 pm on September 1, 2019 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a call for service at Red Pine Island on Rainy Lake. Officers were advised that the complainant believed her daughter, aged 62 was attacked...

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Shark Tank Star Involved in Fatal Boat Accident

Shark Tank Star Involved in Fatal Boat Accident

(SEGUIN TOWNSHIP, ON) – The West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to investigate the fatal collision involving two vessels on Lake Joseph near Emerald Island in Seguin Township, which occurred on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m. Gary POLTASH, age 64, from Florida, United States of America, was...

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Missing Man Found Deceased, Police Investigate

Missing Man Found Deceased, Police Investigate

(TIMMINS, ON) – The Timmins Police Service is no longer seeking the public’s assistance in regards to locating a person who had been reported to them as missing as of August 16th. The Timmins Police Service has determined that Caleb WRIGHT, 19, of Porcupine is deceased and was located earlier today in an area outside...

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17-Year-Old Dead After Fatal Highway Collision

17-Year-Old Dead After Fatal Highway Collision

(KAPUSKASING, ON) – On August 16, 2019, at approximately 8:15 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Kapuskasing Fire Department responded a single motor vehicle collision on Cargill Road in the Town of Kapuskasing, Ontario. The four occupants, all youths,...

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Human Remains Found, Investigation Underway

Human Remains Found, Investigation Underway

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On August 11, 2019, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located human remains in a wooded area within the City of Elliot Lake. The OPP’s Canine Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Forensic Identification Services (FIS), and East Algoma Crime Unit members,...

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Fatal Highway 17 Collision Near Dryden

Fatal Highway 17 Collision Near Dryden

(DRYDEN, ON) – On August 4, 2019 at approximately 3:17 am, officers from the Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, Eton Township, approximately 20 km west of Dryden. A westbound motor vehicle left the roadway, rolled and came to rest in the north ditch....

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Fatal Highway 17 Collision: RAV4 Driver Dead

Fatal Highway 17 Collision: RAV4 Driver Dead

(MARATHON, ON) -On Tuesday July 30, 2019 at approximately 21:45pm, members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a tractor trailer unit (TTU) and an SUV on Highway 17, approximately 5km west of Marathon near Angler Creek. An eastbound 2018 Toyota RAV4 SUV...

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Police Identify Plane Crash Victims

Police Identify Plane Crash Victims

(HAWK JUNCTION, ON) – On July 11, 2019 at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario. As a result of...

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Two Confirmed Dead Following Plane Crash

Two Confirmed Dead Following Plane Crash

(WAWA, ON) – On July 11, 2019 at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario. A team from the Transportation...

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Police Investigate Fatal Bethune House Fire

Police Investigate Fatal Bethune House Fire

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A serious south side house fire erupted overnight which has resulted in one fatality. A home in the 300 block of Bethune Street, near the intersection with May Street was engulfed in flames overnight. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to the scene around 3:30am and eventually extinguished the flames. Next of kin...

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One Man is Dead and Another In Police Custody After Serious Assault

One Man is Dead and Another In Police Custody After Serious Assault

(GRASSY NARROWS, ON) – The Treaty 3 Police Service (T3PS) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are conducting an investigation into a death that occurred in the Grassy Narrows First Nation community. On July 9, 2019, at approximately 12:55 a.m., Treaty 3 Police Service officers responded to assist a male who had been seriously assaulted...

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Dead Body Pulled Out Of Laurenson’s Creek Identified

Dead Body Pulled Out Of Laurenson’s Creek Identified

(KENORA, ON) – On July 8, 2019 at approximately 4:50 a.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Kenora Detachment received a report of a possible drowning on Laurenson’s Creek. Members of the Marine Unit attended the scene and recovered the body of Kevin Peters, (37 years old) of the Dalles First Nation, ON. The investigation is...

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Dead Body Pulled out of Laurenson’s Creek

Dead Body Pulled out of Laurenson’s Creek

(KENORA, ON) – Officers with the Kenora detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were on scene this morning after the discovery of a dead body. The body was recovered from Laurenson’s in Kenora, just outside the rec centre. Officers remain on scene as the investigation is continuing. Next of kin have not been notified yet, so...

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One person dead following fatal highway collision.

One person dead following fatal highway collision.

(GOULAIS TOWNSHIP, ON) – On July 6th, 2019 at approximately 2:30 pm, officers from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Batchewana Police Service, Goulais Fire and Rescue and Sault Ste. Marie Emergency Medical Services responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 17 between Highway 552 and Pineshores Road in Goulais Township....

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Man dies after dangerous truck incident

Man dies after dangerous truck incident

(NAKINA, ON) – On June 27, 2019 at approximately 11:40 p.m. officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a sudden death on Cordingley Lake Road at Downey’s Line in Nakina, Ontario. Subsequent investigation determined that a 24-year-old male identified as Adam WIENS from Atikokan had fallen...

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Death on Saganaga Lake

Death on Saganaga Lake

(SAGANAGA LAKE, ON) – Shortly after 1:00 pm on June 15, 2019 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a male who was in distress and receiving CPR. Officers attended the scene on Saganaga Lake near the Cache Bay Ranger Station. First responders from the Grand...

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Man Drowns, Police Recover Body

Man Drowns, Police Recover Body

(RED LAKE, ON) – On June 13, 2019 at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers from the Red Lake/Ear Falls Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of an overdue fisherman on Gullrock Lakejust outside the Municipality of RedLake. Officers commenced a search immediately without success. The search continued with the assistance of the...

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Dead Body Discovered in North Side Park

Dead Body Discovered in North Side Park

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A very tragic and shocking scene has developed in a north side neighbourhood today. An anonymous tipster tells us that a 911 call was made when some REAL Concerned Citizens were walking through Valley Park and to their utter disbelief, noticed a male in his early 30’s who was deceased. It...

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