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SIU Investigating Death Of Man In Kingsville

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Kingsville on the morning of February 28, 2023.

Preliminary information suggests the following:

  • At approximately 9:30 a.m. on February 28, 2023, Ontario Provincial Police were notified of a man in distress.
  • Officers pinged the man’s cellphone and located his vehicle in the area of Cedar Island Beach. As the officer’s vehicle approached, the man drove into the water.
  • Officers attempted to rescue the man. The man is presumed deceased and recovery efforts are underway.
  • Three investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to the case.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation, including video or photos, to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 or online at: https://siu.on.ca/en/appeals.php



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