Media Advisory - Forensic art added to investigation of unidentified remains

Dec 13, 2011

ORILLIA, ON, Dec. 13, 2011 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a media conference to update the investigation into human remains found in Kenora, Ontario in 2009 and seek further assistance from the public and medical community to identify the individual.

The Regional Coroner for Northwestern Ontario and a representative of the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service will be welcomed by OPP Deputy Commissioner Scott Tod - Provincial Commander Investigations and Organized Crime, the Case Manager from the OPP Kenora Detachment and the OPP Forensic Artist/Reconstruction Analyst who has enhanced the investigation with facial approximations.

The media conference will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2011 in the Auditorium at Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) General Headquarters in Orillia. Members of the media will be greeted at the main entrance of OPP General Headquarters, 777 Memorial Avenue, in Orillia, Ontario, and escorted to the Auditorium.

Attending members of the media are asked to be in place by 10:50 a.m. The formal program will begin at 11:00 a.m. with media interviews scheduled to occur at the conclusion of the conference.

For non-attending media, a hyperlink to photos of the scene surroundings and other information that may help identify this individual will be contained in the media release to be distributed when the media conference begins. Telephone interviews with participants will be managed by the contacts below.

For further information:

Media Contacts:
Media Relations Coordinator
OPP Corporate Communications
(705) 329-6878 

Sergeant Shelley GARR
Community Services Coordinator/Media Relations
North West Region Headquarters
Thunder Bay, Ontario
(807) 473-2734

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