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Sudden Death Darrel Avenue
Robert McKenzie

Sudden Death Darrel Avenue

Off Chippewa Road near  Resolute Forest Products

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~~  August 31, 2022 (LSNews)  The Thunder Bay Police currently conducting a sudden death investigation on the south side of the city  just off City road on 100 block of Darrel Avenue near the Resolute Forest Products at the mouth of Kam River.

Police and paramedics were originally dispatched to an area near the 100 block of Darrel Avenue just after noon on Wednesday, Aug. 31, following reports of a body possibly being spotted in a nearby waterway.

When police arrived they located the body of a deceased adult male.

Police from multiple units, including the Major Crimes and Forensic Identification Units, are now involved in the investigation.

A scene has been established and a police presence is expected to remain in the area.

The hard-working Police Major Crimes Unit have been kept business

Meanwhile, Scott Paradis  has not updated the citizen of Westfort Ward, Thunder Bay regarding the Body found near Duncan and Dock Streets just after 2:20 p.m Sunday, Aug. 28

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Murders Thunder Bay vs other Ontario Cities

Thunder Bay maintained its title as the murder capital of Canada in 2018,  For the third consecutive year - and the fourth time in the last five years

 It has been announced again that Thunder Bay is the Murder Capital of Canada for 2018 in Canada for CMAs with populations between 100,000 to less than 500,000 people

Thunder Bay had the highest rate in that category with 6.38 homicides per 100,000.
Barrie with zero
St. Catharines–Niagara  Region with 0.42


Thunder Bay has the highest Opiod death Rate in Ontario

Path 525 Thunder Bay Drug Injection Site  Lake Superior NewsIn 2018, 44 people died of opioid overdose in Thunder Bay.

It’s made Thunder Bay the highest per capita opioid death rate in Ontario.

The 44 deaths were a 40 per cent increase from 2017, a year in which Thunder Bay also held the highest provincial rate.

Between July 2017 and June 2018, nearly 3,900 naloxone kits were handed out by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and local pharmacies, 



Thunder Bay is that the homicide rate for 2017 is down from 2016 when it stood at 6.62 per 100,000

Greater Sudbury's murder rate is  remains one of the lowest in Canada. murder rate was 0.61 per 100,000 people

Thunder Bay as the only Legal Injeciton site in Northern Ontario 

Murders by Ward 2019

  • Homicide #1  Leo Chiodo  Westfort Ward 108th Avenue Mission Island 
  • Homicide #2  Tanya Andy  McIntrye Ward Behind Landmark Inn
  • Homicide #3  Claude Justin KISHIQUEB Current River Ward Cumberland Street
  • Homicide #4  Robenson St Jean McIntrye Ward Hilldale and Melbourne
  • Homicide #5  Andrew Ayre McKellar Ward,  Victoria Ave East
  • Homicide #6  Nazareth Andrew KWANDIBENS Current River Ward  Arundel Street

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