FROM A DECEMBER 30 GREY BRUCE OPP MEDIA RELEASE — Members from the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit and OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), under the direction of Detective Inspector Scott Moore of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), continue to investigate human remains that were found on December 24, 2019, in the area of Southgate Road 10, east of Highway 6 in the Township of Southgate.
The Office of the Chief Coroner (OCC) and Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OFPS) are assisting with the investigation.
A post-mortem examination was conducted on December 30, 2019. The OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) has also been in the area conducting evidence searches.
There is no threat to public safety.
Local residents can expect an increased police presence in the area as the investigation continues.
Anyone with information is asked to please call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may contact 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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