The Glengarry News

No danger to public

One arrest as police investigate hospital deaths

publisher Mar 26, 2021 - 1:44pm

One person has been arrested as the Hawkesbury detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police investigates a number of suspicious deaths at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital.

The investigation, being carried out under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, is in its initial stages. Members of the OPP Forensic Identification Services Unit are assisting with the case.

Currently there is no risk to public or patient safety and the routine activity at the hospital will not be affected by the investigation.

The OPP will release more information when it becomes available.