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Barrie Police are among 11 police services across Ontario now involved in the case of Kenneth Law, who is accused of selling a lethal substance to people at risk of suicide.
Peel Regional Police posted a video online Friday announcing the expanded investigation.
Police said they are concerned there are still items out there that could be dangerous.
“Investigators are asking members of the community to be alert of any packaging or labels identifying sodium nitrite, including hoods and or masks that can be used to cause self-harm,” Peel police said in the video.
Public Safety Announcement: If you notice payment or transactions related to any of these online companies, please contact us at 1-888-714-0003 or email 11Divproject@peelpolice.ca. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). pic.twitter.com/XBVjP4Hn5K— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPolice) June 16, 2023
Investigators have said Law is accused of selling sodium nitrate through several websites.
The Mississauga man may have sent packages to as many as 40 countries.
He is charged with two deaths in Peel Region.
Peel Police say if you or someone you know has received a package from the businesses listed below, please contact your local police service immediately.
- Imtime Cuisine
- Escape Mode/ escMode
Barrie 360 has contacted Barrie Police asking if there are any death investigations related to Law that they are looking into.
Sodium images – provided by Peel Regional Police