Charges Laid After A Female Was Struck And Killed By A Vehicle In Perry Township


On July 15, 2019, at 8:40 p.m., Almaguin Highlands OPP, Parry Sound District Emergency Medical Services and the Burk’s Falls and District Fire Department were called to an address in Perry Township regarding a female that was struck by a vehicle.

Heidi Lynn Slessor, a 34-year-old female, from Armour Township, Ontario, was pronounced dead at the scene.

As a result of the investigation, Thomas Stevens, a 26-year-old, from Perry Township, Ontario, has been charged with the following:

  • Operation causing death
  • Failure or refusal to comply with demand – death

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice for a bail hearing on July 19, 2019, in Parry Sound, Ontario.

If you have any information in relation to this investigation, please call the Almaguin Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at


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