Police still seeking answers to 2011 Caledon homicide

Sep 9, 2013

$50,000 reward now being offered

ORILLIA, ON, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - A $50-thousand reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the 2011 murder of a Grey Highlands Township man.

The lifeless body of a 53-year-old Vietnamese national, Van Sanh TIEU, was discovered on February 18th, 2011 following excavation of a residence on Mississauga Road in the Town of Caledon. The excavation was being conducted after a large residential fire consumed the house the day before.

Mr. TIEU was tending to the property days before his death and was last observed at the residence in the Town of Caledon on the evening of February 16th, 2011. Evidence discovered at the scene indicated the house had been used as a marihuana grow-op and, following a post mortem, Mr. TIEU's death was ruled a homicide.

The investigation is continuing under the direction of Detective Inspector Martin GRAHAM of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

Police are appealing to anyone who might have known the victim or anyone with information about this incident to contact OPP Caledon Detachment - Major Crime Unit. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

LINK to OPP REWARD POSTER (English French)

NOTE: The OPP reward poster for this investigation is also available in the Vietnamese language.

SOURCE: Ontario Provincial Police

For further information:

Sgt. Pierre Chamberland
Media Relations Coordinator
OPP Corporate Communications

Phone: (705) 329-6860