BREAKING – Cornwall Police Deal with Dead Body in Car & Toxic Gas Warning on 2nd West & Saunders JUNE 1, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Three CCPS cars and other emergency vehicles are dealing with an alleged dead body in the back seat of a car on Second Street West and Saunders Drive.

A witness reported that there was a note on the windshield that stated:

…note on windshield saying, do not open doors, toxic gas, call 911

CCPS confirmed to CFN that they are at the scene, but no other details were released at this time.

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The vehicle is believed to be a 2009 Honda Civic


Police are asking nearby buildings to close and close their windows due to an unknown gas.  They are not allowing the public near for safety purposes.  The gas is being described as NOXIOUS.


The Hazmat unit is now on site. Lockdown conditions still in place.


Cst. Dan Cloutier is asking the public to avoid Second Street West and Saunders Drive.

A perimeter has been established by police while firefighters confirm scene is safe to approach.


A command vehicle attended the scene and the CCPS said that no foul play is suspected in the death and that Saunders would be closed until the vehicle was removed.


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