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Provincial police launch sudden death investigation in Mississauga First Nation

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Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating what they are calling a 'sudden death' at a residence on Eli Street in the community of Mississauga First Nation, north of Blind River.

Few details have been provided at this time, but the incident was reported to police early Sunday morning.

"Shortly after 2:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the OPP and Algoma Paramedic Services responded to an unresponsive person call at a residence on Eli Street," police said in a news release.

“A 49-year-old person from Whitby was found to be deceased at that location prior to emergency services arriving.”

The cause of death is unknown at this time, police said in the release.

The investigation is continuing under the direction of the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service with a post-mortem examination expected to take place in Sudbury.

Check back to CTVNewsNorthernOntario.ca for updates on this story as they become available.

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