Josiah Begg Investigation - Update

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 15:30
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2017-05-23

The TBPS Criminal Investigation Branch was contacted this afternoon by the Chief Coroner of Ontario confirming that the male found deceased in the McIntyre River was 14 year old Josiah Begg. Josiah's family had been previously advised of these results by the Coroner.

The Thunder Bay Police is asking anyone with information relating to Josiah's disappearance and death to come forward and contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or

The TBPS continues to assist the Coroner's Office to investigate this incident and is limited in making public comments in this investigation since this is now a matter for OIPRD. 


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