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UPDATE: Widow Found-Peterborough County OPP Looking To Return Cremated Remains Of Alabama Man Found Near Stoney Lake

UPDATE: Local Genetic Genealogist/Family History Researcher Shelagh Neck ([email protected]) contacted the Peterborough County OPP Detachment and offered to assist with locating Samuel WILSON’S next of kin. With the assistance of Neck and the New Market (Tennessee) Police Department, the widow of Samuel was located. The family’s wishes regarding Samuel’s remains were completed with the assistance of the Peterborough County OPP.

PETERBOROUGH-A small box containing cremated remains was turned in to the Peterborough County OPP detachment On June 25, 2017.

Police say the box was found inside a storage container that was located near Stoney Lake in Douro-Dummer Township. The paperwork contained within the box identifies the deceased as Samuel Wilson with a date of birth of March 17, 1941 from Rainsville, Alabama.

Investigators say they have been attempting to locate a family member with a connection to these remains and are now seeking the assistance of the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rich Nie of the Peterborough County OPP at 705-742-0401.


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