BREAKING: Police identify the deceased in Oro Medonte human remains case
Members of a Mississauga family have been identified as those who were found dead in a burned out car in Oro Medonte. On Friday at 1:30am, Samuel Masih and his two children were reported missing to Peel Regional Police. At 5:41am, Barrie OPP responded to a vehicle fire on Holick Road north of the 4th Line. At the scene, police found the remains of three individuals inside the vehicle. Yesterday post-mortems were completed – One of the deceased is now being identified as 36 year old Samuel Masih of Mississauga. The names of the other two, both male children aged 10 and 4 years old, are not being released, but police have confirmed they are Masih’s children. Police are calling the tragedy a murder suicide, but they are not releasing details about the cause of any of the deaths. The family is asking for privacy and the circumstances are still under investigation. If anyone saw any type of unusual activity in the area of Holick Road on July 3rd or 4th or who has any information regarding Mr. Masih should contact the Barrie OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.