(RED LAKE, ON) – The death investigation of a male located in the area of Howey Street in Red Lake on October 29, 2017 has now been confirmed to be as a result of a homicide.

Members of the Red Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment, North West Region Forensic Identification Unit, Emergency Response Team, Underwater Search and Recovery Unit in conjunction with the North West Region Crime Unit are continuing their investigation under the direction of Detective Inspector Darryl Sigouin of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. The OPP’s website, www.opp.ca, contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.

Police are asking any persons with information relating to this investigation to contact the Red Lake OPP Detachment (807)727-2418, the OPP Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).