Durham Regional Police – Human Remains Located in Bowmanville

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Police are investigating after human remains were found in a wooded area on Tuesday morning.


On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at approximately 4:30 a.m., members from East Division were searching a wooded area near Simpson Avenue and Baseline Road in Bowmanville for an unrelated matter.  During this search they discovered the human remains.  The identity of the deceased is known to police however investigators are still in the process of notifying the next of kin.


A post-mortem examination is scheduled for tomorrow morning.  The Homicide Unit will continue to monitor the investigation until the cause of the death has been determined.   Further information will be released as it becomes available.


Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact the D/Cst. Duguay of the East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1642.

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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