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OPP asking for public’s help in murder investigation

KAWARTHA LAKES-City of Kawartha Lakes OPP officers are seeking assistance from the public in the homicide investigation of Heeley Rae BALANGA.

Emergency services responded in the early morning hours on Tuesday May 29, 2018, to a residential fire on Aino Beach Road. They located the 35-year-old deceased at the scene. As a result, Ross Ronald DION, 44-years-old, of Little Britain was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder and Arson – Disregard for Human Life.

Police are now looking to identify, and speak with, anyone who may have been walking or been picked up by a vehicle on Dovehaven Road between Cottage Road and Rainbow Ridge Road late Monday evening on May 28th or early Tuesday morning on May 29th.

Police say they do not believe these persons to be suspects in the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing with detectives from the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP Crime Unit under the direction of Detective Inspector Paul Rosato of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ontario Provincial Police tip line at 1-844-677-5050 or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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