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Human appendage found in Marina Park

Passerby notified police, who continue to hold scene.
Police at Marina Park
A Thunder Bay Police Service officer conducts an investigation on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 at Marina Park. (Leith Dunick,


Thunder Bay Police Service officers continue to contain a scene at Marina Park.

Officers were originally dispatched to an area of the park shortly after 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10 after a passerby became concerned after locating what appeared to be a piece of a human appendage.

No injured person appeared to be in the immediate area.

Officers contained the scene in an effort to conduct a search for a person who might be injured and in need of medical attention. Officers are also investigating the circumstances surrounding the apparent incident.

Police are still containing the scene and the public is still asked to stay away from the area on the south side of Marina Park. There is no concern for public safety at this time.

The public will be notified when the scene has been cleared.

No further details about the body part located are being released at this time in an effort to help investigators better assess the quality of tips they are receiving about this investigation.

The Thunder Bay Police Service would like to thank the public for their cooperation and patience.

If you have noticed any recent suspicious activity in the area of Marina Park in the area of the southeast parking lot near the boat launch please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at