(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) – On September 5, 2018, at approximately 8:35 p.m., members of the Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an injured male on Seventh Avenue and Roy Lane in Sioux Lookout.


Officers attended and were met by Emergency Medical Services who were attending to a 40-year-old male identified as George TAIT, from Sachigo Lake First Nation.

He was subsequently transported to medical services and pronounced dead.

Members of the OPP North West Region Crime Unit, the North West Region Emergency Response Team and Forensic Identification Services under the direction of Detective Inspector Scott Moore of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner.

A post mortem is scheduled to take place at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora the morning of September 7, 2018.


If you have any information about this suspicious death, please contact the dedicated TIP LINE # 1-844-677-5020.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-22-8477(TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of $2,000.

Source: OPP Media Release



  1. Prayers to his family & friends. I pray an answer will be produced as to why this tragedy occurred.

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