Vanastra Death Investigation Closes Hwy 8

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu May 10 15:52:18 MST 2018

(HURON EAST, ON) - On May 10, 2018 shortly after 11:15 a.m., members from the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment and Huron County Paramedic Services responded to Front Road just north of Vanastra after a civilian discovered a human body in close proximity to the roadway.

Members with the Huron County OPP Crime Unit, OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) are currently assisting with this investigation under the direction of Detective Inspector Randy Wright of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

The cause of death is being treated as suspicious. The investigation is ongoing and further updates will be provided as they become available.

A section of Front Road between 5th Avenue in Vanastra to Huron Road (Highway 8) is currently closed for the police investigation.

Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Huron County OPP Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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