TIMMINS – Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 56-year-old, Paul Mattinas, in Timmins earlier this week.
Preliminary information indicates the following:
• At approximately 7:00p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014 Mr. Mattinas was taken into custody by an officer with the Timmins Police Service and was transported to the police station.
• He was later taken to the Timmins District Hospital and admitted.
• At some point Mr. Mattinas checked himself out of hospital.
• The following morning at approximately 7:00 a.m., Mr. Mattinas was found deceased near 85 Spruce Street North.
The SIU has assigned two investigators and one forensic investigator to probe the circumstances of this incident.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 extension 9040.