Remains of Six Nations man, Douglas Hill found near London
Hill was last seen on Six Nations of the Grand River territory on June 24
The body of 48-year-old, Douglas Hill was discovered Thursday in a southern location on Oneida Nations of the Thames First Nation, near London.
According to OPP Constable Ed Sanchuk, human remains where discovered on Thursday and as a result of a post-mortem examination on Aug. 18, investigators identified those as Hill's.
The Brantford man was last seen on Six Nations of the Grand River territory June 24 at around 9:00 a.m.
The OPP, Six Nations Police Service, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Police and Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation Police Service located the human remains Thursday afternoon.
'It is my hopes that this will bring some resolution to his family' - Glenn Lickers
In a police statement Saturday, Chief Glenn Lickers of the Six Nations Police Service thanked all those who assisted in the investigation.
"I would like to personally thank all of the citizens that provided information to investigators to bring this incident to a successful conclusion," said Vickers. "We located Douglas Hill and it is my hopes that this will bring some resolution to his family."
As a result of the investigation, police classified the missing person investigation into a homicide investigation, says Sanchuk.
Four people have been charged in connection with Hill's murder, including a 17-year-old.
Investigators arrested and charged a 34-year-old Ohsweken man with accessory after the fact to murder, last month.
A 17-year-old girl was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the case.
Two other women have been charged with being an accessory after the fact.
According to Sanchuk, police don't appear to be looking for any other suspects in relation to the disappearance and death of Hill.
Members of the OPP, OPP Forensic Identification Services, Ontario Forensic Pathology Services - Forensic Anthropology, and the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario are continuing the investigation.
Police are asking those who may have information regarding the investigation to contact the Six Nations Police Service at (519) 445-2811.
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