Body identified


The OPP have identified the body found at the side of Highway 40 back in mid-September.

The deceased is identified as Matthew Hewer, 41, of Chatham.

The OPP continue to investigate the events that led to the discovery of the deceased on Hwy. 40 between Pine Line and Eberts Line in the pre-dawn hours of Sept. 19. 

Investigators are looking to speak with any member of the public who may have observed a northbound white hatchback passenger vehicle or an individual walking in the area on Sept. 19 between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.


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