Date of Release: December 4, 2015

(Mishkeegogamang, ON) On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) Mishkeegogamang Detachment received a report of a residential fire.

The NAPS North West Region Crime Unit was assigned to investigate and requested the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Identification Unit and the Ontario Fire Marshall.

This is an ongoing investigation, however at this time human remains are confirmed to have been found at the scene and a post-mortem examination has been scheduled in Toronto at an unconfirmed date. Foul play is not suspected at this time.

Mishkeegogamang First Nation is located approximately 315 km northwest of Thunder Bay.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario