Body Found Near Oshawa Harbour

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

A male body discovered yesterday afternoon near the Oshawa Harbour has been sent to the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service to determine cause of death.

On Sunday, May 15, 2016, at approximately 5 p.m., railway workers discovered a human body near the railway tracks on Harbour Road near Farewell Street in Oshawa.  Officers arrived and secured the scene, confirming the body of a white male in his 20s.

The Coroner’s office was called and a preliminary examination at the scene identified signs of trauma. A post mortem examination is being scheduled for later today at the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service in Toronto to determine cause of death.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Short (ext. 5407) or Det. Horrocks (ext. 5418) of the Major Crime Branch at 1-888-579-1520.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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