On March 24 around 8:50 p.m., the body of a 16-year-old youth was located in the area of Brinkman Road and Evergreen School in Kenora.
Members of the OPP's North West Region Crime Unit, the Regional Support Team, and Forensic Identification Services, under the direction of Det. Insp. Darryl Sigouin of the OPP's Criminal Investigation Branch, are investigating the circumstances surrounding this death in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner.
There is no concern for public safety at this time.
A post-mortem is expected to take place in the coming days at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service in Toronto.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact the Kenora OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.