The Thunder Bay Police Service has identified the deceased located in the area of Arundel Street near Lyon Boulevard.
An investigation into the sudden death began in the afternoon hours of Monday, April 27 after police were notified of the possible discovery of a body by a passerby. The victim has since been identified as Kayliegh IVALL, 14, of Thunder Bay.
Members of the service’s Criminal Investigation Branch, including investigators from the Major Crimes and Forensic Identification Units, have since been investigating the circumstances surrounding this death.
Police are treating this as a homicide investigation.
The identity of the victim was released following consultation with next of kin.
Police continue to hold a scene as the investigation continues. A post-mortem is being scheduled to take place in Toronto.
If you have any information, or believe you noticed any suspicious activity in the area of Arundel Street near Lyon Boulevard prior to Monday’s police presence, please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-2228477, online at www.p3tips.com.