OPP looking for homicide suspect they consider a public safety risk

Ontario Provincial Police say the man they suspect killed someone west of Ottawa is a safety risk to the public, and that they’re trying to find him.

In a news release issued Thursday morning, Killaloe OPP said they are looking for 18-year-old Trey Gagnon from Laurentian Valley Township.

Officers are seeking a warrant to arrest him on a charge of second-degree murder.

Gagnon may be driving a 2022 black four-door Honda Civic with an Ontario licence plate CHTE 185, police said.

“If this person or vehicle is seen, members the public are advised to call 911 immediately. Do not approach this individual,” OPP said.

Officers were called to a home in Eganville in the Township of Bonnechere Valley just before 9 p.m. Wednesday and found someone dead, according to the news release.

No other information about the victim was released.

People in the area can expect to see an increased police presence, OPP said.

Eganville is about 130 kilometres west of downtown Ottawa.



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