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Police asking for video surveillance following fatal fire on Bancroft

Officers still canvassing the area

Greater Sudbury Police Service is asking anyone within the area of the Bancroft shed fire, which is now being treated as a homicide after a body was found in the shed, to contact police immediately and provide any footage.

Furthermore, investigators and members of the Forensic Unit will be on location throughout the day executing search warrants for all structures on the property to gather evidence from the scene.

Detectives and uniformed officers will continue to canvass the area in an attempt to speak with residents who may have additional information.

Police are still attempting to locate and speak with 59-year-old Kenneth Edwards as there are concerns for his emotional well-being. Greater Sudbury Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance to locate him. He is described as a Caucasian male, with short brown hair and green eyes. He is approximately 6-foot-2 with a slim build.

Kenneth frequents the downtown core of Greater Sudbury and is known to use a blue bicycle as his primary mode of transportation. If seen, please do not approach him. Contact police immediately.

If you have any information regarding Kenneth or his whereabouts, contact police immediately. Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 222-TIPS, online at or by texting TIPSUD and the information to CRIMES (274637).

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