“I can confirm that the OPP has been called in following the death of a patient at Hawkesbury General Hospital,” stated Acting Sgt. Erin Cranton of the OPP East Division, in an email statement.
The death was reported to police on February 22.
Sgt. Cranton stated that the police investigation is “in the very early preliminary stages” and the cause of the person’s death has not been determined yet. The name of the individual is being withheld for now.
The OPP have determined that no members of the hospital staff is involved in the death.