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OPP investigate ‘sudden death’ near Carleton Place, Ont.

FILE PHOTO. Lars Hagberg / The Canadian Press

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say a man was found dead Thursday morning inside an eastern Ontario home.

Officers responded to a 911 call shortly before 10:30 a.m. from a residence in Scotch Corners, an area southwest of Carleton Place, Ont., within Beckwith Township.

OPP investigators say officers found a man’s body at the home.

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The victim is identified as 39-year-old Gregory Slewidge of Beckwith Township.

Police say the investigation is in the “early stages,” but called the incident a “sudden death.”

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Anyone with information on the death is asked to contact the Lanark County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or anonymous via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477.

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