In of January 2022 the Niagara Regional Police Service commenced a missing person investigation for Katrina Blagdon (37 years) of St. Catharines.
On May 4, 2022, at approximately 8:20AM the Niagara Regional Police Service was contacted by St. Catharines Hydro employees working near the Heywood Generating Station in the Port Dalhousie area of St. Catharines.
Employees had discovered the body of deceased person in the water. 1 District St. Catharines uniform officers attended the scene. Due to the location of the body, temporary road closures were put into effect.
Detectives from the 1 District detective office were assigned to the investigation. They were assisted by detectives from the Forensic Services Unit and the Marine Unit.
The body was recovered and the coroner attended the scene. The body was sent for a post-mortem examination and positive identification in Toronto.
On May 10, 2022 the deceased was positively identified by a Forensic Pathologist / Odontologist as missing person Katrina Blagdon.
Foul play is not suspected.
Out of respect for the next of kin no further information will be released at this time.