OPP Investigating Human Remains on Victoria Island on Lake Superior

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Map showing Victoria Island in Neebing south of Thunder Bay on Lake Superior
Map showing Victoria Island in Neebing south of Thunder Bay on Lake Superior

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – On June 24, 2018, at approximately 2:57 pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of suspected human remains located on Victoria Island, on Lake Superior. The remains were discovered by people who were fishing in the area.

The investigation is continuing with assistance from the OPP North West Region Crime Unit, OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and Emergency Response Team (ERT).

The Office of the Chief Coroner has been contacted and a Forensic Anthropologist has attended the scene to examine the remains.

Further details will be provided as they become available and as the investigation continues.

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