16-year-old youth found deceased in a ditch in Whitchurch-Stouffville Ontario

The 2021 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here.

York Region police responded to information received regarding a body located in the area of Woodbine Avenue at Vivian Road on July 14th at approximately 8:50pm.

Police located the body of a 16-year-old youth in a ditch, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police have not released the victim’s gender, identity or cause of death at this time.

Police said the Coroner attended the scene and deemed the death suspicious. The Homicide Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865,