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Two men found dead in Ontario backyard after overnight snowfall

Two men found dead in Ontario backyard after overnight snowfall

Second body found in Ontario wash after storm swept away about 10 people last week

A pair of bodies found in an Ontario backyard had “significant injuries,” police said on Monday.

It was not immediately clear when or where the bodies were discovered and police said they were still trying to identify the men.

“We don’t know much of anything yet,” Const. David Lacy said on Monday, adding both bodies had been removed from the area by paramedics.

The bodies were found on Sunday after the overnight storm dumped as much as 20 centimetres of snow in the region.

Lacy said the discovery, along with the fact that there were two bodies and no obvious signs of foul play, has police considering the case a homicide investigation.

“We believe there is evidence that there were injuries that need to be checked out,” he said.

Police have yet to determine the ages or gender of the victims, but said both were adults.

Lacy said he could not say how long the two men had been missing.

“It’s not like we have time to wait,” the officer said.

“But we have to figure out what happened to them.”

Police in the rural municipality of Chatham-Kent said they were in contact with Ontario’s police chief, Bill Blair, who is also in the region.

Blair urged people to report suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. The public can also text “Tip” plus the message to CRIMES (274637) – then enter the message.

“This is a very, very dangerous part of our lives and we all need to do our part to make the community safer,” Blair said in a statement on Monday night.

The bodies were found at around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, Chatham-Kent police said on Twitter, a time when they said no one was at home and that no dogs were running on the property at the time.

Chatham-Kent-Peterborough Fire said four people lived in the home, including a young child.

Police said the bodies were discovered in an area that is commonly used for outdoor activities.

“It was snowing hard, the temperature was around -5 Celsius,” Lacy said.

“It was wet. The wind was blowing in the house.”

Officials said the community

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