Media Advisory - Photo and Interview Opportunities - News Conference - OPP Investigators going high-tech to solve a murder

Oct 25, 2016

SMITH FALLS, ON, Oct. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) tomorrow to update the ongoing investigation into the murder of a 65-year-old man. 

Frederick John HATCH was last seen alive in Nepean in December 2015 but was found dead the next day in the Village of Erin in southwestern Ontario. Detective-Superintendent Dave TRUAX – Director of OPP Criminal Investigation Services – will provide details of the ongoing homicide investigation and unveil an innovative, investigative technique to identify witnesses who may have seen or interacted with Mr. HATCH. Photos and case-related graphics will also be on display. One-on-one interviews will be available following the formal media conference.

For media agencies unable to attend, the photos and graphics will be available via a hyperlink in the media release once the media conference begins. Telephone interviews with participants can be arranged in advance via the media contact below.


Wednesday, October 26, 2016


11:00 a.m.  


OPP Ottawa Detachment – Boardroom
1921 Provincial Police Lane (off Campeau Drive)
Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario
K2K 1X6

SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police

For further information: Media Contact: A/Sgt. Angela ATKINSON, Community Services Coordinator, OPP East Region Headquarters, Phone: (613) 285-2750