Sudden Death Investigation Continues in Elliot Lake


On May 9, 2022, at approximately 7:45 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a death related occurrence at Scott Road and Pearson Drive in Elliot Lake.

The complainant reported locating a deceased male laying outside a pick-up truck in the dirt portion of the intersection off the roadway. Police immediately closed off the area in order to conduct their investigation. An 80 year-old male was confirmed deceased. There is no foul play suspected at this time.

The East Algoma crime unit and the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) assisted with the investigation. The investigation is ongoing under the direction of the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS).

A post mortem examination is expected to take place in Sault Ste. Marie at a later time.


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