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.