Human Remains Found In Huntsville

Human Remains Found In Huntsville

Posted: 2021-11-22 15:25:04 By: thebay

The OPP are investigating the discovery of human remains in Huntsville.

Police say that on Sunday, a member of the public called the OPP to report human remains located on a property near Gryffin Lodge Road in Huntsville. Uniformed officers attended the property and discovered human remains.

56 year old Richard Pitt, from Huntsville was arrested in relation to this incident and has been charged with Indignity to Human Remains. Earlier today, he appeared before a Justice of the Peace and was remanded into custody.

The Huntsville OPP Crime Unit is continuing the investigation, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch and assisted by OPP Central Region Forensic Identification Unit and the OPP Central Region Emergency Response Team.

The investigation is being conducted in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service. The Ontario Forensic Pathology Service is attempting to determine the identity of the person associated to the located human remains.

Police say this case is subject to a court-ordered publication ban.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call Huntsville OPP