POLICE SEEKING ASST: SUSPICIOUS FIRE w/deaths

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POLICE SEEKING ASST: SUSPICIOUS FIRE w/deaths

Post by Head Honcho » Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:15 pm

The Timmins Police Service is in the midst of investigating a suspicious vehicle fire which
occurred on Price Road, approximately six kilometers south of Dalton Road, in Price Township,
south of the City of Timmins.

Police were first alerted to the incident during the late afternoon hours of Friday, April 20th
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Police believe that the remains of four individual were found at the scene. The identities of the
deceased have yet to be confirmed conclusively.

The investigation is in its preliminary stages and it involves the assistance of the Ontario
Provincial Police, the Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office, and the Office of the Regional Coroner
working in coordination with the Criminal Investigations Division of the Timmins Police Service.

The scene remains secure and under the control of our personnel. It is expected that the
examination of the scene will take several days.

The exact time of the fire is being determined by investigators with the Timmins Police Service –
Criminal Investigations Division.

Public assistance is being sought in regards to information pertaining to any sightings of the
vehicle, a 2004 Chrysler Intrepid, believed to be blue or green in color, in the area leading up to
and including Friday, April 20th.

The Timmins Police Service view this fire as being suspicious in nature, and foul play has not
been ruled out.

This is an unfolding tragic event for our community and our hearts go out to those who may be
affected. We can assure our community and the public that we are devoting whatever
resources are required to determine what has occurred and we wish to state that this incident is
believed to be an isolated one where there is no threat to the safety of the general public.

The investigation is unfolding and the general public will be kept informed with any new
developments so long as those details do not impact the integrity of the investigation.

Anyone with relevant information is asked to call the Timmins Police Service at 705-264-1201
or to provide information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 705-268-8477

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Post by Head Honcho » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:42 pm

Wow, sounds like a family of four. Possibly murder-suicide. That's sad.

The identity of the four deceased people remains unconfirmed, but police today asked the public to assist with information on four named individuals:

Joey Gagnon, 37, of Timmins
Tammy Gagnon (Robitaille), 34, of Timmins
Cole Gagnon, 16, of Timmins
Brandy Gagnon, 14, of Timmins
Police have clarified that the remains of three people were found inside the vehicle, while a fourth body was located "nearby."

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