Child Dies in Elliot Lake


On December 27, 2016, shortly after 7:30 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a medical assist call at a residence located on Mississauga Avenue in the City of Elliot Lake.

A child (4 months old) was in medical distress and was transported to local hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.

The East Algoma OPP, East Algoma OPP Crime Unit, the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and the Office of the Chief Coroner are continuing the investigation and further information will be released as it becomes available.