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Autopsy Confirms Second Body Found Near Woodville Is Missing Woman From Durham Region

KAWARTHA LAKES-Durham Regional Police says the results of a second post mortem examination conducted on human remains located in Mariposa Township has confirmed the identity of the 85-year-old victim from Whitby.

Post Mortem results confirmed the identity of the remains to be Tatilda Noble, 85 of Scepter Place in Whitby. Post Mortem results indicated obvious signs of trauma to the victim according to police.

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP were investigating reports of human remains that were located on The Glen Road near Woodville after 7 p.m., on October 24, 2021. Later that evening, DRPS Investigative Team and the Forensic Identification Unit were notified and assisted with the investigation.

On October 28th post Mortem results confirmed the identity of one of the bodies recovered as Ava Burton, age 58 of Scepter Place in Whitby.

Burton was one of two females who were listed as missing after officers were unable to locate them during a wellness check requested by a family member on October 14, 2021. Joshua Burton, 30, of Whitby is facing two counts of second-degree murder. He is the son of missing woman Ava Burton, 58, and the grandson of missing 85-year-old Tatilda Noble.

Anyone with new information about these homicides is asked to contact Det. McDermott of the Major Crime Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5411.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.


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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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