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Sarnia police lay Manslaughter charge in August 2017 sudden death

Background: Sarnia Police Service responded to a sudden death in 700 block of Indian Road on August 9th, 2017. At the scene, police found a 38 year old male in medical distress. He was pronounced dead at the hospital due to an overdose on drugs.

On August 11, 2017, police searched the home in the 800 block of Devine Street in relation to the death. A  small quantity of crack cocaine was found in the home and Karen Ebel-Savage, 57, was arrested and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a controlled substance.

On March 13th 2018 Sarnia police said further evidence was collected since the death, and Karen Ebel-Savage has since been charged with Manslaughter.

The body of Jonathan Patrick Pike found in wooded area

Jonathan Patrick Pike was found dead in a wooded area on March 25th in the Tashmoo area of Sarnia.  A concerned citizen alerted police about strange noises coming from the woods in Aamjiwnaang First Nation.

A  30 year old man, and a 27 year old woman, were arrested in a vehicle believed to be connected to the murder, however no charges have been laid in the death of Pike.