Homicide investigation underway after body of newborn found in Lake Ontario

Police are combing the shores of Lake Ontario in Pickering after the body of a newborn infant was found in the water Thursday (Aug. 6).

While few details have been released, a social media post from the DRPS shortly after 4:30 p.m. notes that were en route to the scene — in the area of Montgomery Park Road and Frisco Road — after human remains were found.

A subsequent post notes that the body of a newborn infant was discovered by a citizen.

“Coroner attended scene. Post-mortem to be conducted in coming days. More info to follow,” the post concludes.

Check back for more information as it becomes available.


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