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OPP Investigating Human Remains in Gravenhurst Building Fire

Posted: 2021-09-01 07:49:40 By: Daniel

Bracebridge OPP are investigating a structure fire in Gravenhurst where suspected human remains were found.

Police officers alongside Gravenhurst Fire and Muskoka EMS were at the site of the fire in a multi-unit complex on First Street South around 2:34 in the early morning yesterday. They found what were suspected to be human remains and one occupant hasn't been accounted for, while the rest are safe.

The Bracebridge Crime Unit are continuing the investigation with the help of OPP Forensic Identification Services, the Office of the Fire Marshal, the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service and the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario. The identity of the victim is being withheld until a post-mortem examination.