The OPP is asking for the public's assistance to help solve an ongoing homicide investigation. The death investigation of a male located in the area of Seventh Avenue and Roy Lane in Sioux Lookout on Wednesday September 5, 2018 has been confirmed to be as a result of a homicide.

On September 5, 2018, between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., several vehicles and pedestrians were observed passing by the victim on the roadway of 7th Avenue near Roy Lane in Sioux Lookout. The male was wearing light brown pants and a green windbreaker, and witnesses may have been unaware that he was in distress.

Officers attended and were met by Emergency Medical Services, who were attending to a 40-year-old male identified as George Tait, from Sachigo Lake First Nation. He was subsequently transported to medical services and pronounced dead. 

The OPP Northwest Region Crime Unit under the direction of Detective Inspector Scott Moore of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are continuing to investigate this homicide and are asking any members of the public who were in the area during the noted times to contact the OPP investigative team at 1-844-677-5020. Any and all information is important to assist this investigation.

A post mortem took place in Kenora on September 7.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of $2,000.

For more information:
Man's death considered a homicide, OPP

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