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OPP deem death a homicide in Brant County

Wellington OPP say distraction thefts occur in stores or parking lots and they are reminding the public to remain vigilant following an incident in Fergus in January. Ryan Rocca / Global News File

OPP have determined a death in Brant County last week is the result of a homicide.

The investigation began on Friday after police were called to an address on Salt Springs Church Road around 12:45 p.m. after receiving a report of a dead individual in the area.

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The investigation is ongoing.

Officers report that there will be an increased police presence in the area and a section of Salt Springs Church Road remains closed. OPP are asking the public to avoid the area.

Anyone with information can contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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