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48 more charges laid in connection with Ontario homes broken into during funerals: OPP

The deceased has been identified has Michelle Mahood, 51, of London. . 980 CFPL

Further charges have been laid regarding residences being broken into during funeral services throughout Southwestern Ontario.

On Nov. 7, Elgin County OPP charged a 45-year-old of Dutton-Dunwich with 47 counts, including 18 counts of possession of a firearm obtained by crime and 16 counts of possession of property obtained by crime.

A 55-year-old, also from Dutton-Dunwich, faced charges as well.

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Ontario Provincial Police announced Thursday the 45-year-old is now facing an additional 48 charges, including 23 counts of break and enter and 7 counts of motor vehicle theft.

OPP are recommending that those who plan to be away from home for an extended period of time let a trusted neighbour or family member know.

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Any suspicious activity should be reported to police immediately.

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