Victim in death at Quinte West motel identified as local teen

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OPP in Quinte West are seeking the public’s assistance in connection with the investigation of a death at a local motel.

Police state that on Jan. 7, 2024, at approximately 11 a.m., Quinte West OPP members, responded to a well being check at a motel on Dundas Street East. Officers located a deceased person in the building and Quinte West Fire and Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services were called to the scene.

The deceased has now been identified as, Kiean Stoddard, 17 years old, from Quinte West.

Investigators are requesting any doorbell camera or dashcam video from January 3, 2024, between 5 and 11:30 p.m., in the area of 276 Dundas Street East. Video can be uploaded via the following link

The investigation continues 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.

Anyone with information and/or video regarding this incident is requested to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 and/or upload video to the link provided. 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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