- Update - Human Remains Found -
Forensic Anthropologist Visit Completed - OPP Investigation Complete
Goderich, ON - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with assistance from
the Office of the Chief Coroner and a Forensic Anthropologist, has completed its
investigation into the discovery of found human remains located on St. George's
Crescent in Goderich.
The investigation has revealed the remains are historical in nature, possibly from
The Huron County OPP Crime Unit released the investigation scene last night around
5:00 p.m.; this now concludes the OPP's involvement in this investigation.
- Update - Human Remains Found - Ends -
Goderich, ON - The construction of a backyard patio has been put on hold for a Goderich
homeowner following the discovery of human remains.
At approximately 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Huron County Ontario Provincial
Police (OPP) officers responded to a property located on St. George's Crescent in
Goderich after learning a construction crew had located human remains.
Investigators have since learned a portion of the backyard had been excavated in
Ja nuary of this year to get the jobsite ready for spring construction. The construction
crew returned yesterday to commence building the patio when they discovered a partial
human skull in the excavated soil.
Members from the Huron County Crime Unit, OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS)
and a Forensic Anthropologist from the Office of the Chief Coroner currently remain
Investigators are in the early stages of this investigation. The remains have been
confirmed as human; however, no further information is available at this time.
Should further information become available police will provide an updated media
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