Body of a dead male, thought to be 19 years of age was found at the exterior of Nelson high school.

Crime 100By Staff

January 7th, 2017



The body of a male was found by a citizen while walking the exterior area of Nelson high school.

The Halton Regional Police Service investigation has determined that male was thought to be 19 years of age.

The body was discovered at about 9:25 am this morning; Emergency services were notified and responded to the school property. It was determined that the male person was deceased at that time.

Nelson High signThere was blood around the head area of the body. The cause of this head injury is not known and the reason why this person was on the school property is also not known at this time. It appears the male person may have been on the roof of the school at some point in time. The body was found on the ground in close proximity to the exterior of the building.

The Coroner has attended the scene and a post mortem will be conducted on the deceased person in order to try and determine the cause of death. The deceased person is a male and is believed to be 19 years of age. At this time the identity of the male person has not been positively confirmed. Some identification documents were located at the scene. Investigators will be attempting to confirm the identity of the deceased person and to notify his next of kin.

The Halton Regional Police Service would like the public’s assistance with information about this matter. The deceased person was discovered on the west side of the school near Belvenia Road. Any members of the public who observed anything suspicious on the property of the school from Friday January 6, 2017 are asked to contact the police service.

The Halton Regional Police Service is continuing the investigation and are appealing to those who may have any knowledge about this incident to please contact Detective Joseph Barr of the Burlington – Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825 4747 ext. 2385 or ext. 2315 or ext. 2305. Contact can also be made by Crime Stoppers at 1.800. 222.8477 (TIPS), through the web at or by texting your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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