On May 28, 2021 around 3:30 a.m. police attended the scene of a dumpster fire in the 200 block of Northern Avenue.
Upon arrival, the body of an unidentified female was discovered deceased in the dumpster. Sault Ste. Marie Police and Sault Fire Services are investigating. The Ontario Fire Marshall has been notified and will be attending. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
The investigation is ongoing, however the fire is not criminal in nature.
Police are assisting the Coroner’s Office as well as the Ontario Fire Marshall to determine the mechanisms of the fire.
Anyone with information about this incident, or who may have video surveillance of the area please to contact Sault Ste. Marie Police at 705-949-6300.