Death Investigation on Saugeen First Nation Continues

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OPP CONDUCTING DEATH INVESTIGATION ON SAUGEEN FIRST NATION OPP charge an individual with multiple offences

SAUGEEN FIRST NATION, ON – On August 10, 2019, at 4:15 a.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Bruce County Paramedic Services were called to a residence at French Bay Road, Saugeen First Nation for a 24-year-old female with vital signs absent.

Early investigation has determined that the female had experienced an apparent opioid overdose and was administered Naloxone prior to the arrival of emergency responders. She was subsequently transported to the hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

On August 15, 2019, at 7:20 p.m. Grey Bruce OPP Crime Unit arrested and charged 33-year-old, Adam THOMPSON of Saugeen First Nation with the following offences,

Traffick in Schedule I substance – Opioid (other than heroin), section 5(1) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA)

Traffick in Schedule I substance – Methamphetamines (Crystal Meth), section 5(1) CDSA

Failure to Comply with Probation Order, section 733.1(1) Criminal Code of Canada

Members of the Grey Bruce OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of Detective Inspector Randy Gaynor of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) continue to thoroughly investigate this isolated incident, and no risks to public safety have been identified.

Anyone with information which may assist Grey Bruce OPP is asked to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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