On Friday, September 11th, 2020, at approximately 12:40pm, 1 District (St. Catharines ) Uniform Officers, attended the Burgoyne Woods Park, in the City of St. Catharines, regarding possible human remains.

A member of the public contacted the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) when they located the remains, on a hike.

Investigation revealed that the remains were in fact human.

The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed.

The investigation remains ongoing by detectives out of 1 district and the office of the coroner.

Anyone with information, is asked to contact detectives with the Niagara Regional Police Service, at 905-688-4111. Ext 9470.