On Thursday, August 7, 2020, at approximately 3:30 p.m., emergency services were called to the area of Frisco Road and Montgomery Park Road in Pickering after a citizen located human remains in the waters of Lake Ontario.

The remains are that of a male newborn baby. Investigators also have concerns about the health and wellbeing of the infant’s mother and are urging her to seek medical assistance and contact police to ensure that she is safe.

Police are urging any witnesses who may have information to assist investigators to come forward. Members of our Public Safety Unit will be attending the scene to search for any evidence in this matter.

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to call Det. Alves of the Major Crimes – Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520. ext. 5407.

Anonymous information can be sent to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.