Police search discovers remains beleived to be of missing 24 year old male.

News 100 blackBy Staff

August 25, 2014



Halton Regional Police sent out a notice last week that they intended to do a methodical grid search for a man missing since late July.

The search, which took place today resulted in the discovery of remains that are believed to be those of 24-year-old David Thomson.

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The remains of a body believed to be that of David Thomson were found in a heavily wooded area in the Appleby Line and Upper Middle Road part of the city.

The investigation has been ongoing since August 13th, when the Halton Regional Police Service were first made aware by family members that he had been missing since July 28th.

Since that time investigators have been following up on a number of credible leads and tips, including sightings of David in and around Burlington.

On Monday August 25th, 2014 members of the Halton Regional Police Search Incident Response Team conducted a thorough and methodical grid search in and around the area of Appleby Line and Upper Middle Road in the City of Burlington. Investigators had previously conducted a general search of the trails and pathways in the area.

Today’s search resulted in a body being located in a heavily wooded area northeast of Appleby Line and Upper Middle Road.

Police are unable to confirm the identity at this time, pending the results of an autopsy; however it is believed to be David Thomson. No foul play is suspected.

Next of kin have been advised.

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