Press Release

***OCTOBER 1, 2021 UPDATE***

Police have received confirmation of the identity of the deceased, whose remains were located in a wooded area off of William Street West, on September 20, 2021. The deceased was identified as, 38 year old, Gregory MORYAS, of Smiths Falls. Mr. MORYAS was reported missing to our Police Service on July 13, 2021. No foul play is suspected in his death. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

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Police Presence on William St W The Smiths Falls Police Service are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area on William St W. The remains were discovered yesterday afternoon at about 4:30 pm by a citizen cycling in the area. There will be heavy police presence with the assistance of the OPP and the Coroner’s Office in conducting a thorough search and gathering of evidence. The public is asked to stay clear of the area and to use caution if having to drive in this area. The investigation is ongoing and may be linked to a missing person report from July 2021. More information will be released pending further investigation and the identity of the remains is confirmed.