Name of the homeless person found dead not to be released. No Foul Play Suspected in Discovery of Body in Burlington

 By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON April 9th, 2012  On Saturday afternoon, April 7th,  Halton Regional Police were notified of the discovery of a body in a wooded area near Fairview Street and Maple Avenue in the City of Burlington, just in behind where the Freeman Railway Station is parked next to the Fire station.

The body of a 46 year old male was found in a wooded area back in behind where the Freeman Station is parked, beside the Fire Station, until it gets moved to its new home on the Beachway.

After a thorough investigation during which police must have taken close to 500 photographs of the area, the police closed their investigation after the deceased, a 46 year old male with no fixed address, went through a  forensic post-mortem at the Hamilton General Hospital.  No suspicious circumstances were found and foul play is not suspected.

The deceased’s name was not released at the request of his family.

Last December, the body  of Terry Wilkinson was found on the shores of Lake Ontario near the canal on the border of Hamilton and Burlington.


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