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The Timmins Police Service is in the midst of homicide investigation that occurred late yesterday afternoon at a Mountjoy Street South apartment building.

A male party sustained life threatening injury during the occurrence and was transported to the Timmins and District Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced as deceased.

A post mortem examination has been ordered by the local Coroner’s Office.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The scene has been released by the Timmins Police Service as all forensic investigative tasks linked to this occurrence have been completed in keeping with this ongoing homicide investigation.

A police presence will remain in the area of Mountjoy Street South and Second Avenue in order to complete investigative tasks linked to the occurrence.

Investigators with the Timmins Police Service – Criminal Investigations Division maintain coordination of the investigation with the assistance of the Timmins Police Forensic Identification Unit.

Anyone who might have observed suspicious activity at or near the intersection of Second Avenue and Mountjoy Street South area late yesterday afternoon is asked to call the Timmins Police Service at 705-264-1201 or to provide anonymous information by means of the Crime Stopper tip line at 1-800-222-8477 or by means of www.p3tips.com