OPP Reports

Deceased Person Found in Caledon Identified, Death Deemed a Homicide

Dufferin Police Investigation
Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

Update #1 – Death Deemed a Homicide, Deceased Identified

Members of the Dufferin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have identified a deceased individual and deemed their death a homicide.

On April 1, 2024, officers from the Caledon Detachment responded to a report of a deceased individual in the area of Chinguacousy Road and King Street in the Town of Caledon.

A post-mortem examination was conducted on April 2, 2024, which determined the death was the result of a homicide. The deceased has been identified as 65-year-old David ROBSON, who was reported missing from the Township of Melancthon on March 25, 2024.

Officers have not located the deceased’s vehicle, which is described as a 2017 black Kia Sportage, Ontario licence plate DAMZ 252.

The OPP does not believe there is a risk to public safety as investigators do not consider this to be a random incident. However, members of the public are reminded to be aware of their surroundings at all times.

The investigation is ongoing by the Dufferin Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, with the assistance of OPP Forensic Identification Services and in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service.

Anyone with information regarding this vehicle, or witnessed suspicious activity on Chinguacousy Road between March 30, 2024, to April 1, 2024, is asked to contact the Dufferin OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Simcoe Muskoka Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com. When you contact Crime Stoppers, you stay anonymous, you never have to testify, and you could receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 upon an arrest.


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