Update on Tammy Keeash Death Investigation

Chief Coroner of Ontario

Chief Coroner of OntarioTHUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service report that a post mortem examination was conducted in Toronto on May 10, 2017, regarding seventeen-year-old Tammy Keeash.

Tammy Keeash was found deceased in the Neebing McIntyre floodway near Chapples Park the evening of Sunday May 7, 2017.

The TBPS were contacted by Tammy’s guardian on Sunday May 7 at 1:28PM EDT to ask that police check the welfare of Tammy at a specific address. Tammy could not be located at that location. Tammy was then reported as missing by the guardian at 2:23PM EDT that day. Police had also been called to the guardian’s home on Saturday evening, but police have not shared with the public the reason for that call.

Thunder Bay Police state that the results of the post mortem examination indicate that the seventeen-year-olds death is consistent with drowning.

In a media statement, Police say, “An extensive investigation by the Criminal Investigations Branch of the TBPS was able to determine that Tammy was last seen near the shore of the McIntyre Floodway at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday May 6, 2017. Investigators have spoken to individuals who were with Tammy at that time. All individuals were known to each other”.

“At this point, there is no evidence to indicate criminality in this tragic death.”

Tammy Keeash’s death remains a Coroner’s investigation.

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