Members of the OPP's North West Region Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Services, along with the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service, are assisting the Treaty #3 Police Service with a suspicious death investigation.
The investigation is in the early stages and currently is being conducted under the direction of Det. Insp. Darryl Sigouin of the Criminal Investigation Branch.
A 26-year-old Big Grassy River First Nation man has been arrested and charged with indignity to a dead body.
He was being held in custody pending a court appearance scheduled for today.
Anyone with information about this death investigation is asked to contact the Fort Frances OPP detachment at 274-3322 or 1-888-310-1122.
If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).