Black Bear Killed By OPP After Body Of 62 Year Old Found
Date: Tue Sep 3 11:08:48 MST 2019
Officers attended the scene and conducted an investigation. The female was located in close vicinity to a bear and was evidently deceased based on the observations made by the officers.
The bear was still in the area and was dispatched by officers. There were two other bears at the scene that were a threat to officers during the investigation.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is currently determining next steps and will seek OPP assistance as required.
The incident took place on a secluded island with no other residence. There was not a significant risk to public safety and the members of the public on the Island were made aware of the incident.