Body Recovered from Wabaseemoong First Nation Motor Vehicle Collision

Ontario Provincial Police

KENORA – NEWS – he Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Kenora Detachment, in conjunction with Treaty Three Police Service are currently investigating a motor vehicle collision in the area of Wabaseemoong First Nations Territory. One fatality has been confirmed.

The collision occurred on the evening of December 26, 2019. OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), Crime Unit, and Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) members are assisting with the investigation which remains ongoing at this time.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification, and further details will be released when available.

On December 28, 2019, the OPP USRU attended and recovered the body of 44-year-old Chad MCDONALD of Wabaseemoong First Nations Territory. A post-mortem is to take place at the Lake of The Woods District Hospital on December 30, 2019.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.