(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Thunder Bay Police Service’s Forensic Identification Unit has processed and cleared the scene linked to a homicide investigation in the area of 108th Avenue.
Following a post-mortem examination the victim has been identified as Lee Vincent Chiodo, 40, of Thunder Bay. Next of kin has been notified.
Sources indicate that Chiodo was found shot and frozen in a likely targeted murder.
Chiodo was arrested along with Stephan Parr in a series of police stings surrounding drugs and weapons.
Geoff Corbeill, who was shot and murdered earlier this year by Toronto gang members, was close with Stephan Parr.
Sources indicate Chiodo himself was not a member of a gang.
Officers were originally dispatched to the area of 108th Avenue at about 1:45 p.m. Sunday Feb. 24 after a passerby believed they saw a body and contacted police.
The investigation continues.
If you have any information that could help investigators please contact the Thunder Bay Police Service at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.p3tips.com.