Police Update Infant Death Incident

Thunder Bay Police

Thunder Bay PoliceTHUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service is updating the public on the case of a deceased infant discovered in May 2014.

On May 5th, 2014 Thunder Bay Police were called to the discovery of a deceased infant on the south bank of the Neebing River near Tarbutt Street. Police have continued to investigate this occurrence in an attempt to identify the family of the deceased infant.

Throughout the investigation, police have been working in conjunction with the Regional Coroner’s office. As part of that investigation, post mortem examinations conducted in Toronto revealed that the infant’s death appears to have been due to medical causes. The disposition of the infant’s remains is a matter that continues to be investigated by the Thunder Bay Police.

The Coroner’s office, who maintains custody of the infant’s remains, wishes to release the remains back to the family once they are identified. The Regional Coroner’s Office along with the Thunder Bay Police Service urge anyone with information about this investigation to come forward to either party or provide information anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Regional Coroner’s Office – 807-343-7663; Thunder Bay Police Investigations – 807-684-1237; Crime Stoppers – 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) orwww.tipsubmit.com