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(OWEN SOUND, ON) – The Owen Sound Police Service (OSPS) and Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a suspicious death that took place in the City of Owen Sound.

On July 7, 2023 at approximately 11:53 a.m., the Owen Sound Police Service were called to a residence on 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound. A deceased 47-year-old male was discovered at the residence.

As a result, an investigation has commenced with the assistance of and under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) involving members of the OSPS, OSPS Crime unit, OPP West Region Crime Unit, OSPS and OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), and the OPP Regional Support Team (RST), in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.

Investigators believe this to be an isolated incident and there is no concern for public safety.

The investigation is in its early stages and no further details can be released at this time. Residents of the area should expect to see a large police presence for the next few days.

If you have information that might assist the investigation, please call Grey Bruce OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

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Owen Sound Police Service
922 2nd Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 4M7

Non-emergency: 519-376-1234
Emergency: 911


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