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On Tuesday November 7, 2017 just after 7:00 a.m. the Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a citizen in the area of Sherwood Drive.  The citizen had been in a wooded area behind a business located on Sherwood Drive when he came across human remains.  Detectives from the Major Crime Unit began a sudden death investigation, which included identifying the deceased. On Thursday November 9, 2017 an autopsy was performed and the deceased was positively identified as Andrew Osborne.  The death is not considered suspicious in nature and therefore no criminal investigation will be conducted.  The Brantford Police Service has met with Andrew’s family and notified them of his death.  The family would like to thank the public for all of their assistance and support and ask that their privacy be respected during this difficult time.  No further information will be released.      

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Update: Search for missing person Andrew Osborne continues
Jul 17, 2017
Incident #16945-17
July 11, 2017
Brantford Police continue their missing person investigation into the disappearance of Andrew Osborne, 36 years of age. Andrew went missing from his residence near Jarvis and Spring Street in Brantford on the evening of May 10, 2017 and a short time later at 10:24 p.m. he was captured on surveillance video at the intersection of Brant Avenue and Church Street, Brantford. He was last seen walking southbound on Brant Avenue from that location. Friends and family have not heard from him. Police have been following up on all potential leads, however, no confirmed information points to his whereabouts. Andrew is described as a white male, 5’10”, 190 pounds, medium build, with a brown beard and shaved head. He was last seen wearing black and grey checked pajama pants, a black Metal Militia baseball hat, black Sons of Anarchy hoodie, white K-Swiss running shoes, and carrying a black and grey Duck Commander backpack. Andrew’s family would like to thank the community for their efforts in trying to locate Andrew and hope their efforts will continue as they want to bring Andrew home. Detectives will continue to follow-up on all tips as they come in. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jason Davis, of the major crime unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2273 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477. “Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

Update
May 15, 2017

Brantford police Service continues their search for missing person, Andrew Osborne.  Andrew was last seen leaving his home on May 10, 2017 and going out for a walk in the Spring Street and Jarvis Street area. 

Community Patrol Officers, BPS K9, officers on All-Terrain Vehicles and Park Patrol Officers have been searching a variety of areas including trail areas in and around the Grand River.  The Brantford Fire has assisted by conducting a search on the Grand River by boat in search for Andrew.  The Brantford Police Service requested the assistance of the OPP attend Waterford Conservation Area after learning that Andrew frequented that spot.  OPP also provided aerial assistance with covering a couple kilometers by drone. 

The Brantford Police Service continues their efforts to find Andrew Osborne. Officers have spoken to many friends of Andrews and encourages anyone who has any information to provide to please contact Detective Trevor Branscombe at 519-756-7050 x2261 or Detective Jason Davis at 519-756-7050 x2273

May 12, 2017

Police are requesting the assistance of the public in locating missing person Andrew Osborne (80-08-22).  Andrew Osborne was last seen on May 10, 2017 at 10:30 p.m. when he left his residence to go for a walk in the Spring St/ Jarvis St area of Brantford. 

Andrew Osborne is described as being a white male, 5’10”, 190lbs, medium build, brown beard, shaved head.

Mr. Osborne was last seen wearing black and grey checked pajama pants, black Metal Militia baseball hat, black Sons of Ancarchy hoodie, white K-Swiss running shoes, and carrying Duck Commander black and grey backpack.

Brantford Polce are currently searching the extended area. 

Anyone with information on this male please contact Det. Trevor Branscombe at 519-756-7050 x 2261 or Det. Jason Davis at 519-756-7050 x 2273