Quinte West OPP investigating death at local motel

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Members of the Quinte West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a death.

In a media release, police state that on Jan. 7, at approximately 11 a.m., Quinte West OPP members responded to a well being check at a motel on Dundas Street East in Quinte West. Investigators located a deceased person in the building. Members of Quinte West Fire and Emergency Services also responded to the scene.

The investigation will continue under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service. An increased police presence is expected in the area during the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Quinte West OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward.

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