Missing Cat Lake First Nation woman located, deceased
Tim Brody - Editor
A search for a missing Cat Lake First Nation woman has ended tragically.
Angela Wesley, 38, was reported missing on September 25. She was last seen on September 23 near Hour Lake, Cat Lake First Nation.
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) engaged the assistance of the OPP to locate Wesley. NAPS officers and members of the OPP Emergency Response Team, Provincial Liaison Team, and Northwest Crime Unit had been dispatched to the area to aid in the search effort.
Police shared in an Oct. 7 news release that, “On October 4, 2021, human remains were located near Hour Lake, Cat Lake First Nation. A postmortem examination was conducted at Lake of the Woods Hospital, where Wesley’s identification was confirmed. The cause of death is not considered suspicious; therefore no further details will be released.”
Ontario Provincial Police and Nishnawbe Aski Police Service are thanking the public and the media for their cooperation and assistance during their investigation.