DEATH INVESTIGATION IN EABAMETOONG FIRST NATION Print

Date of Release: January 3, 2017

(Fort Hope, ON)  On January 1, 2017, at 6:25 p.m., Nishnawbe Aski Police received a call about an incident where a motor vehicle struck a pedestrian.

Four year old Issac WABOOSE was transported to the Nursing Station where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Nishnawbe Aski Police North West Region Crime Unit is currently investigating with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Technical Traffic Collision Investigators.

The post mortem for Issac WABOOSE is scheduled for Tuesday, January 3, 2017, in Toronto.

Anyone wanting to provide additional information in relation to this incident, please contact Acting Detective Sergeant Jason GATTO at 807-738-3037.

Eabametoong First Nation is located approximately 385 km northeast of Thunder Bay.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George

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

Nishnawbe Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario