Goderich Drug Bust

Vanastra Homicide - One Arrested - Tip Line Established

Source: Area OPP
Date: Sun May 13 03:34:44 MST 2018

(HURON EAST, ON) - A case that began as a missing person investigation has now turned into a homicide investigation.

A post-mortem examination that was conducted yesterday in London, Ontario has confirmed 27-year-old Laura WIGELSWORTH, from Vanastra was a victim of a homicide.

Further, this afternoon, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested and took into custody an adult male in connection with the homicide.

Due to the ongoing nature of this investigation further details cannot be released at this time. Members from the Huron County OPP Detachment along with investigators from the West Region Crime Unit, under the direction of Detective Inspector Randy Wright of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) continue to investigate.

A tip line has been established and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators at 519-272-3202.

Investigators encourage anyone who may have seen anything suspicious relating to this incident, to contact the tip line or the Huron County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Huron County OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. The OPP's website, www.opp.ca contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.

Front Road between 5th Avenue in Vanastra to Huron Road (Highway 8) is now open.

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