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Human remains located in Kenora

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Shortly after 8 a.m. today, officers from the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of suspected human remains being located at the end of Water Street in Lake of the Woods in the City of Kenora.

The remains were discovered by city employees.

The investigation is in the early stages and is continuing by the OPP North West Region Crime Unit under the direction of Detective Inspector Randy Heida of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

The OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit (FISU) is also on scene and is assisting.

The coroner has been contacted and is attending the scene this morning.

Further details will be provided only as they become available and as the investigation continues.

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