Name of deceased involved in Highway 17B fatality releasedTuesday, October 15, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
OPP NEWS RELEASE
(Garden River First Nation, ON) – Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police with the assistance of the Anishnabek Police Service and Sault Ste. Marie Police Service Traffic Unit continue their investigation into a fatality the occurred Highway 17B approximately 500 metres west of Bell’s Point Road.
The body of a deceased male had been discovered by a passing motorist at 5:16 am on Sunday, October 13th, 2013.
The male has been identified as 22 year old Jessie James Gordon Roach of Wolf Street, Garden River First Nation, Ontario.
A post mortem has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Sault Area Hospital.
OPP urge any person with information regarding this investigation or may have been traveling the area at that time, to contact the Sault Ste. Marie OPP Detachment immediately at 1-888-310-1122, or their nearest police authority.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS); submit an e-tip through the Crime Stoppers website at www.saultcrimestoppers.com or text the keyword SSM along with your tip to 274637.
You may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.