Thunder Bay Police Investigating Weekend Death at Kam River Park as a Homicide

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Discovery and Emergency Response

Thunder Bay, ON – Thunder Bay Police are investigating the city’s fourth homicide of 2024 following the death of an adult male over the weekend. Emergency services were dispatched to Kaministiquia River Heritage Park during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 1, after a civilian passerby made a 911 call reporting an unresponsive individual.

Medical Response and Death Confirmation

Upon arrival, paramedics found the male unresponsive and immediately transported him to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Despite efforts to revive him, the man was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival.

Ongoing Investigation

The Major Crimes Unit, alongside the Forensic Identification Unit, has taken over the investigation. Officers have secured the scene at Kaministiquia River Heritage Park, ensuring a thorough examination of the area for any evidence that could shed light on the circumstances surrounding the death. A police presence remains in the vicinity as investigators continue their work.

Next Steps and Community Assistance

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place to determine the exact cause of death. Police are appealing to the public for any information that may assist in the investigation.

Police urge anyone who may have seen anything unusual in the area or has any information related to the incident to come forward.

Contact Information

Individuals with information are encouraged to contact the Thunder Bay Police at (807) 684-1200. For those who wish to remain anonymous, tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

Community Impact and Response

This incident marks the fourth homicide in Thunder Bay this year, raising concerns among residents about community safety. Local authorities are emphasizing the importance of community cooperation in solving these crimes and ensuring the safety of all citizens.

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