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Update: Suspicious Death Investigation

 

Broadcast time: 11:50am

Date: June 4, 2021

 

On Saturday, May 29, 2021, shortly after 1:30 PM, officers from the Sarnia Police Service Community Response Division attended a residence in the 700 block of Cardiff Drive to check on the welfare of the occupant.

Officers attended the residence and conducted a search locating a deceased elderly person.

A post mortem examination was conducted and the results are still pending. The identity of the deceased has yet to be confirmed.

A 49 year male from Sarnia was arrested and subsequently charged with Committing an Indignity to a Dead Body. The accused has been remanded into custody with his next court appearance scheduled for June 9th, 2021.

The scene on Cardiff Drive has been released and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information on this matter is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 519-344-8861, extension 5300 or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Thank you.

 

Constable Nelson Amaral

Community Services Branch

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6137

Email: namaral@police.sarnia.on.ca