Two deceased individuals located in separate areas Saturday
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Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after the remains of two people were located in two separate areas.
North Bay OPP and the OPP Marine Unit were called around 12:30 pm Saturday about a body floating in Lake Nipissing near Goose Island.
The person’s identity has yet to be confirmed.
The OPP reports human remains were also located in a wooded area east of Mattawa, in Papineau-Cameron Township.
Police were called just after 12:30 pm Saturday and say there is no concern for public safety.
The identity of the deceased has yet to be confirmed.
Both OPP investigations are being assisted by the OPP North East Region Crime Unit, the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS).