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SIU investigating death at Manitoulin residence

Domestic dispute call on Friday evening resulted in the death of one person
20190310 opp cruiser OPP

The province's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has invoked its mandate and have commenced an investigation into a death at a residence on Manitoulin Island.

On Friday, Nov. 27, at around 10:40 p.m. the Manitoulin OPP responded to a request for assistance by the United Chiefs in Council of Manitoulin Police Service (UCCM) in response to a domestic dispute.

The incident escalated to a response to a person who had barricaded themselves within a residence.

During the course of the investigation, the person inside the residence was found deceased.

The SIU has invoked their mandate and have commenced an investigation.