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Kitchener woman charged in Saugeen Shores overdose death

The offices of the Saugeen Shores Police Service are seen Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021. (Scott Miller / CTV News) The offices of the Saugeen Shores Police Service are seen Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021. (Scott Miller / CTV News)
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Manslaughter and drug trafficking charges have been laid in connection to the overdose death of an individual in 2021, according to police in Saugeen Shores.

According to a press release from the Saugeen Shores Police Service, in 2021 police attended a residence in Saugeen Shores for a fatal overdose death.

On Jan. 31, 2023, members of the Criminal Investigations Unit arrested and charged a 28-year-old woman from Kitchener with manslaughter and trafficking in a controlled substance for her alleged involvement.

The accused was remanded into custody while awaiting a show cause hearing.

The incident remains under investigation.

Police said that due to a publication ban, the information that can be released in reference to this case is limited. 

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