On July 4, 2017, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) from Manitoulin and East Algoma Detachments, as well as the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) responded to an unresponsive male, located outside a residence in the Town of Spanish.
The male’s identity is not being released at this time. A post mortem examination is scheduled for July 6, 2017 to determine the cause of death at the Office of the Chief Coroner-Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Sudbury.
The OPP East Algoma Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Services (FIS), under the direction of OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) Detective Inspector Mark Zulinski, will continue to carry out a thorough and professional investigation into this death. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.