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Owen Sound Police Service

For Immediate Release


Man Charged With Manslaughter And Trafficking Fentanyl

On March 5, 2024, the Owen Sound Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call seeking medical assistance in relation to a drug overdose, at an apartment on the lower west side of the city.  Grey County Paramedics arrived as did police, with the 37 year old Owen Sound male being transported to Brightshores Health Systems, where he was pronounced deceased.  As a result, members of the Criminal Investigations Branch commenced an investigation which led to a Grey County resident being arrested.  The 27 year old male was charged with Trafficking a Schedule I Substance – Fentanyl and Manslaughter.

The male was remanded into custody with his next court appearance being later this month.

The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Nick Houston at or 519-376-1234 ext. 177.


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