Death found non-suspicious


A 65-year-old Walpole Island man, reported missing on Sept. 11, was found deceased by police.

However, the death of Basil John has been determined to be non-suspicious.

Police had received a missing person’s report that someone had wandered away from a disabled motor vehicle on Blackshack Road sometime during the previous night.

Officers patrolling the area located the man a short distance from Blackshack Road.

Members of the Walpole Island Police Service and the Lambton County unit of the Ontario Provincial Police carried out the investigation.


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