Police release photo of homicide victim

Police are still looking for tips about a homicide here last month and have now released a photo of victim Frederick John Hatch.

The OPP continues to investigate the death of 65-year-old Frederick John Hatch, of the Ottawa area, whose body was found on Dec. 17 in a small wooded area next to Wellington Road 124 near the 10th Line,  just north of Erin village. Erin Fire and Emergency Services responded at around 7am on Dec. 17 to a brush fire in the area. Firefighters on the scene discovered a body.

The cause of death was not released by police.

Police say Hatch arrived in the area on Dec. 16 or 17 from eastern Ontario. He is described as white, approximately 5’6” tall, heavier build, grey downward curving styled moustache and grey collar-length hair; wearing a dark coloured hoodie and jeans.

Anyone with information can call a toll free tip line 1-844-677-5010 or to remains anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.