Victim found in creek near Earl Park has been identified; nothing criminal about the death.

 

 

 By Staff

 BURLINGTON, ON.  July 22, 2013.  Halton Regional Police Criminal Investigation Bureau does not believed there was anything criminal in nature in the death of a male found in a creek near Earl Park and that there are no public safety concerns.

 However, the police would like to hear from anyone with information related to this matter.  Contact police at Halton Regional Police Service at 905-825-4747 Ext 2315.  Detective Jared McLeod, 30 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau has control of the file.

 The victim in this matter has been identified as a 33-year-old resident of Hamilton. The victim’s family has been identified and his identity will not be released.

 The body was discovered Friday evening floating in the creek near Earl Park in the Francis Road area of Burlington. 

 There were no obvious signs of trauma to the body.  The male has been transported to the Hamilton General Hospital where a forensic autopsy will be conducted.  The investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of death.

 

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