The Ontario Provincial Police is investigating a suspicious death, after the Renfrew detachment of the OPP responded to a call about 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
The call concerned the discovery of human remains in a wooded area of Greater Madawaska Township, near Norton Road.
Under the direction of OPP Det.-Inspector Kevin Corcoran, of the Criminal Investigation Branch, the death is being treated as suspicious.
The remains have not been identified, pending a post-mortem examination. The time and location of the examination are to be determined. The OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) is assisting in the investigation.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Renfrew OPP Crime Unit at 613-432-3211.
The Renfrew Mercury EMC continues to monitor developments in this story.