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OPP seek help in homicide investigation

George Tait, 40, from Sachigo Lake First Nation, died after being found injured in Sioux Lookout on Sept. 5.

SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police are asking for the public’s assistance as they continue to investigate the homicide of 40-year-old George Tait.

In a release issued Wednesday, police say on Sept. 5 between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. several vehicles and pedestrians were observed passing by the victim on the roadway of 7th Avenue near Roy Lane in Sioux Lookout.

The man was wearing light brown pants and a green windbreaker.

Police are asking any members of the public who were in the area during the noted times to contact the OPP investigative team at 1-844-677-5020. Any and all information is important to assist this investigation.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of $2,000.