(WARWICK TWP, ON) – On February 8, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a local snowmobile trail groomer as he had discovered a damaged snowmobile and a deceased male.

The OPP attended the snowmobile trail in the area of First School Road between Egremont Road and Brick Yard Line, Warwick Township to investigate the scene. After respectfully notifying the deceased’s family; the OPP is prepared to release the name of the deceased person. Robert J. THOMPSON, 41 years-of-age of Warwick Township was found deceased beside his damaged snowmobile.

The Regional Coroner’s Office has taken carriage of the investigation in order to determine the cause of death. The OPP will continue to consult with Coroner’s Office in order to assist with the ongoing investigation.