Investigation of suspicious Pikangikum death underway
Police are investigating a ‘suspicious’ death in Pikangikum First Nation.
On Monday, OPP, Pikangikum Peavekeepers and Pikangikum Police all responded to a call from a residence on Fishhouse Road where they discovered an individual who would be taken to the nursing station and later pronounced dead.
An autopsy will be taken place in Toronto at a later date to confirm the deceased’s identity and cause of death. So far, no further details have been publicly released, though investigation continues with involvement from Pikangikum Police, OPP and forensic identification services.
Investigators do no believe there is imminent threat to public safety.