OPP Provide Update on Cat Lake Death Investigation

Nishnawbe Aski Police

CAT LAKE – On December 6, 2017, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) requested the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as a result of a death investigation involved two persons in the community of Cat Lake First Nations.

Officers with NAPS, OPP North West Region Crime Unit, Provincial Liaison Team and the Forensic Identification Unit, under the direction of Detective Inspector Darryl Sigouin of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), are assisting the Office of the Regional Corner in investigating the circumstances surrounding these deaths.

A post-mortem examination will take place in Kenora with the time and date yet to be determined by Forensic Pathology Services.

The OPP and NAPS state that there is no threat to/or public safety concerns as a result of this investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or NAPS at 1-807-737-4045. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip online at www.tbdcs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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