The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with assistance from East Region OPP Criminal Operations and Forensic Identification Services, under direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, is investigating a suspicious death in North Algona-Wilberforce. On July 21, 2021 shortly after 6:30 p.m. the OPP responded to a 911 call at a motel on Highway 60. Officers located a 40 year old male with a serious injury. Despite life saving measures by Renfrew County Paramedics, the male succumbed to his injuries at scene.
Two males were arrested at the scene in connection with the death.
The identities of the deceased person and the accused individuals are not being released at this time.
The investigation is in its early stages and police do not believe there is a risk to public safety.
The investigation remains ongoing under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) and in partnership with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services.
Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact the Killaloe OPP at 1-888-310-1122. 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.
Collins,A/Sgt.A., OPP East Region(2021,July22) KILLALOE OPP INVESTIGATING SUSPICIOUS DEATH Two Individuals Arrested [media release]