Update: Homicide Investigation in Fort Frances

Posted at: 11/02/2012 1:38 PM
Updated at: 11/08/2012 12:30 PM

Ontario Provincial Police now say the man found dead in a Fort Frances motel was the victim of a homicide.

Officers found Leo Whitecrow, 45, dead in a room at the Mid-Town Motel on Nov. 2 after receiving a 911 call from a motel employee.  Whitecrow was from the Seine River First Nation.

The OPP is conducting a homicide investigation but is not releasing the cause of Whitecrow's death.

Police are asking anyone with information on Whitecrow's death to contact the Fort Frances OPP Detachment at 807-274-3322, the OPP Communication Centre at 888-310-1122, or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).