OPP identifies 1 female and 2 males in 'suspicious' death investigation

Ontario Provincial Police launched an investigation on Sunday after the discovery of three bodies southwest of London, Ont. OPP said the circumstances are "suspicious". The discovery has at least one resident on edge.

Police were called to a rural area southwest of London around 10 a.m. ET Sunday

OPP constable Max Gomez stands in front of Bodkin Road, a short distance from where 3 bodies were discovered on Sunday morning. Bodkin Road remains closed while the investigation continues. (Kate Dubinski/CBC News)

One female and two males have been identified in a suspicious death investigation in Middlesex County, Ontario Provincial Police said.

Their bodies were found Sunday morning in a rural area southwest of London, Ont., on the edge of the Oneida First Nation.

The OPP issued a written statement approximately 10 hours after the bodies were found, saying they had responded to a call near Bodkin Road and Jones Drive, in Middlesex County.

Police did not initially release any information about the deceased, but there are reports from the initial 911 call that the bodies were found inside a vehicle.

Police revealed the gender of the deceased Monday evening. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday in Toronto. 

'It's creepy'

Bodkin Road is a gravel road that divides the First Nation from the county and ends at the Thames River.  

Kylie George lives about a kilometre from the crime scene in a home with her young daughter. 

George said she recognizes most vehicles that drive past her home. She said she did not see anything out of the ordinary on Sunday. 

"It's creepy that something happened so close," George said. "There's nothing really down that way. Just some fields and trails."

She now says she'll be extra vigilant about watching vehicles in the area.

Police closed the roads in this area to carry out a suspicious death investigation on Nov. 4. (Google Maps)
 

Western University confirms it owns land along Bodkin Road. A university spokesperson said the land is a former research site and is not currently in use.

Bodkin Road closed for investigation

Both the coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service have been dispatched to the area.

Police said Bodkin Road will be closed while the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is being asked to call the Middlesex County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers.