The identity of a person whose deceased remains were found on Boxing Day in a Kathleen Street residence has been identified as Robert Keskinen, 75. Police say the man’s death is being treated as a homicide.
At 2:19 p.m. on Dec. 26, officers responded to a report of a deceased person.
“When officers arrived on scene they discovered visible trauma to the body of the deceased and determined it to be a suspicious death,” Greater Sudbury Police reported today.
Detectives from our Criminal Investigation Division alongside members of the Forensic Unit and Major Crimes Section are investigating, police said in a news release.
“At this time, this incident is being investigated as a homicide,” GSPS reported.
Police also said it appears at this stage in the investigation that Keskinen’s death appears to have been targetted, and there does not seem to be a risk to public safety.
A post-mortem exam will be conducted by the Coroner’s Office on Dec. 29 to assist with determining a cause of death.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Division of GSPS at 705-675-9171, extension 2230, or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-8477.