Missing Male Located Deceased inside Residence

OPP have laid a number of charges in a stolen vehicle investigation

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – On Saturday, October 28, 2017, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a missing male in Lybster Township. Neighbours had contacted police after not having heard from the male for several days.

The OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Lakehead Search and Rescue and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry helicopter conducted a search of the area.

On October 29, Joseph WEIS, 57 years of age, from North Pekin, Illinois, USA was located deceased inside a residence that he had been demolishing.

Foul play is not suspected.

The investigation is continuing.