One woman, two men identified in suspicious death investigation

Ontario Provincial Police cruiser. Courtesy OPP West/Twitter.

Autopsies will be done Tuesday on the three bodies found in Middlesex Centre, near the Oneida Nation of the Thames.

Middlesex OPP have confirmed the bodies of two men and a woman were found on Bodkin Rd., near Jones Dr. shortly before 10 a.m. on Sunday. Investigators have disclosed few details about the discovery, other than to say they are treating the deaths as suspicious.

There was some reports the bodies were found inside a car along the dirt road, but that has not been confirmed by police.

The post mortems will be performed at the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service in Toronto.

The OPP Major Crime Unit, OPP West Region Criminal Operations, OPP Forensic Identification Services, the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service are all involved in the investigation into the circumstances of the deaths.

An evidence search of the area was conducted Monday.

The Oneida Nation of the Thames chief and council issued a statement about the discovery, due to its close proximity to the Indigenous community.

“This incident is a great concern for our Nation and demonstrates an issue for our community safety and the greater need for additional policing and/or security personnel within our territory,” said Chief Jessica Hill, who also offered her condolences to the families of the deceased.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).