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Leo Arthur BRETT - Murder - Woodstock (September 6th 2003)
« on: September 24, 2007, 12:15:53 PM »
On Saturday September 6th 2003, Leo Arthur BRETT age 49, went missing from the City of Woodstock. Leo Brett was last
seen walking westbound on Dundas St. in the area of Victoria St. On Sunday June 19, 2005, police responded to the
discovery of the partial skeletal remains of a body, which were found in the Thames River north of Hwy 2 Bridge, near
the 11th Line west of the City of Woodstock. The human skeletal remains were sent to the Centre of Forensic Sciences
in Toronto for series of expert examinations. As a result, the skeletal remains were identified as those of Leo Brett.
The post-mortem results classified his death as a homicide. As a result of a joint services investigation involving
both the OPP and the OCPS, police are interested in any information as to the activities or whereabouts of Leo Brett
on or about the 6th of September 2003, and more importantly any information on the disappearance and death of Leo

If you have any information on this crime or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips(8477). Crime
Stopper callers never have to identify themselves or give evidence in court and are eligible for a cash reward up to


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Re: Leo Arthur BRETT - Murder - Woodstock (September 6th 2003)
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2014, 05:34:49 PM »


The Government of the Province of Ontario is offering a total reward of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Leo Arthur BRETT, DOB June 7th, 1954.
Leo Arthur BRETT was last seen on September 6, 2003, in the City of WOODSTOCK. The Oxford Community Police Service conducted an extensive missing persons investigation, however, no information to the whereabouts of BRETT was forthcoming. In December 2004, police received information indicating that BRETT had been the victim of murder. At this time, the Ontario Provincial Police assumed the investigative lead of the homicide investigation working in conjunction with the Oxford Community Police Service.
On June 19th, 2005, the partial skeletal remains of a human body were located by a fisherman in the Thames River, west of the City of WOODSTOCK. Forensic testing conducted at the Centre of Forensic Sciences determined the remains to be those of Leo BRETT.
Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this murder should communicate immediately with the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122, the Oxford Community Police Service at 1-877-537-6277, your nearest Police Agency, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
File # 955-10-130-2004
This reward will be apportioned as deemed just by the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services for the Province of Ontario and the Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police.