Police investigating suspicious death in Pickering

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Published May 20, 2022 at 6:50 am

Police are investigating a suspicious death in Pickering.

The Durham Regional Police Service says officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a grey four-door Honda at Taunton Road and 4th Concession Road in Pickering around noon on Thursday.

The force says officers at the scene observed “evidence of gunshot wounds” to the lone male occupant, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination is being conducted by the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident, including drivers with dash-cam footage anywhere near the area of Brock Road and Taunton Road between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, to contact them.

The investigation is ongoing.

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