On March 24, 2018 at approximately 8:50 p.m., the body of a 16-year old youth was located in the area of Brinkman Road and Evergreen School in the city of Kenora.
The deceased has been identified as Hezekiah WESLEY of Kenora, Ontario.
Members of the OPP North West Region Crime Unit, the Regional Support Team and Forensic Identification Services, under the direction of Detective Inspector Darryl Sigouin of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), are investigating the circumstances surrounding this death in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner. There is no concern for public safety.
A post-mortem examination has been completed at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Toronto. The results are not being made public.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact the Kenora OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (807) 548-5534. 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.
Source: OPP Media Release