North Bay OPP Investigating Death Of Orillia Resident


On August 15, 2019, at 2:30 a.m., North Bay OPP was called to a home in East Ferris Township to assist paramedics with a person who was vital signs absent.

A 32-year-old from Orillia was pronounced deceased at the residence. The male has not been released

As a result of the police investigation, Eric Champagne, age 29, of East Ferris Township, has been arrested and charged with the following:

  •  Trafficking a Schedule I Substance
  • Fail to Comply with Probation (two counts)

He will appear in court in North Bay on August 27, 2019.

The investigation in continuing by the North Bay OPP Crime Unit.

The Office of the Chief Coroner-Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) is also engaged in this investigation.


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