KENORA -- Kenora OPP are asking for the public's assistance as they investigate a death north of Sioux Narrows.
According to an Ontario Provincial Police release, officers responded to a report of a person in distress on Tuesday just before 11 a.m. on Highway 71.
Upon arrival at the scene EMS located the individual, who was later pronounced deceased.
The deceased has been identified as Jesse Nagam, age 26 of Winnipeg, MB.
Police say the cause of death has not been determined.
A post-mortem is scheduled to be conducted on Saturday, Feb. 26 in Toronto but there is no threat to public safety.
The Kenora OPP Crime Unit is continuing to investigate, assisted by the OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit, OPP Major Case Investigation Team (MCIT) and Kenora OPP Detachment, under the direction of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) and in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario.
Any person with information regarding this investigation should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or access their website at ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.