OPP find human remains on St. Joe’s Island

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Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the discovery of human remains on St. Joe’s Island.

The discovery was made on August 25 along with an abandoned vehicle in Hilton Township.

Police are not saying whether foul play is suspected.

A post-mortem has been performed and OPP is expecting confirmation of the deceased’s identity by Thursday (September 3).

Sault Ste Marie Police have been searching for 75-year-old Sally Gibson since a missing person’s report was filed by her family on August 18th.

She was supposed to drive from her camp on St. Joe’s Island to Manitoba for a family reunion.

Her family last heard from Gibson on August 6th.

By: Mike McDonald, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter