Homicide Investigation

Source: Area OPP
Date: Fri Jul 3 04:06:19 MST 2020

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On July 1, 2020, approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended an address on Poplar Place in the Township of Centre Wellington to check on the well-being of the occupant. Officers gained entry into the home and subsequently located a deceased male.

The Wellington County OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) along with OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and in partnership with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services have entered into a death investigation. A post mortem examination confirmed that the male died as a result of homicide.

While the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, a male has been taken into custody. Police believe that this incident was isolated in nature, and a risk to public safety has not been identified.

Further updates to the investigation will be provided when they become available.

Any person with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.


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