30 January, 2015 - OPP Assist BPS
RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY:
Sgt. Kevin McLean, #83
Public Information Officer
THUNDER BAY OPP ASSIST BRANDON POLICE SERVICE.
On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 Brandon Police Service requested assistance from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police in locating a male from Brandon who had gone missing. During the course of an investigation Police had received information that lead them to believe that the male was in the Thunder Bay area. With this information the OPP located the missing man’s vehicle and evidence at the scene lead them to believe he had entered the Kaministiquia River. On January 22, 2015 Brandon Police Service was informed of the recovery of a body from the Kaministiquia River by the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit. On January 26th, 2015 after a post mortem conducted in Thunder Bay, it was confirmed that the body recovered from the Kaministiquia River was that of the 34 year old male missing from Brandon. The name of the male is not being released. No foul play is suspected.