Thursday Morning News – July 6

Jul 6, 2017 @ 08:14

Weather – Increasing cloudiness this morning. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog dissipating near noon. High 19. UV index 6 or high.


News tidbits – OPP from Mantoulin & East Algoma Detachments,  as the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) responded to an unresponsive male, located outside a residence in the Town of Spanish. The male’s identity is not being released at this time. A post-mortem examination is scheduled for July 6, 2017, to determine the cause of death at the Office of the Chief Coroner-Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Sudbury. The OPP East Algoma Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Services (FIS), under the direction of OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) Detective Inspector Mark Zulinski, will continue to carry out a thorough and professional investigation into this death. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.


Today Lac-Megantic, Que. will mark the fourth anniversary of the deadly train derailment that left dozens dead and destroyed much of the town’s downtown core.


A special on the History Channel Sunday night may be of interest for aviation buffs. A photo has been discovered in the US National Archives that may support the theory that Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, were captured by the Japanese.



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