Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Deceased Found by Hikers on Bruce Trail, Deemed Not Suspicious by OPP

On January 9, 2023, at approximately 9:53 a.m., the Grey Bruce OPP, Inter-township Fire Department, and Grey County Emergency Medial Services responded to a section of the Bruce Trail off of Concession 11 in the Municipality of Meaford. Emergency personnel were called to the area after hikers had located a deceased individual.

The Grey Bruce OPP Major Crime Unit (MCU), Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario, OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP Canine Unit remained on scene to process the area and investigate the matter.

During their investigation the public was asked to avoid the area.

Investigators have determined the circumstances surrounding the death to be non-suspicious.

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