OPP charge Oro-Medonte man with manslaughter and drug dealing after 2019 death in Orillia

Man found without vital signs outside Fittons Road home in September of last year

A 19-year-old is facing a charge of manslaughter in connection to the death of a man in Orillia last year.

Just before 6:00 on the morning of September 5, 2019, emergency crews were called to a Fittons Road residence to find a man outside without vital signs. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A drug-related investigation kicked off shortly afterwar, led by the Orillia OPP crime unit. A 19-year-old Oro Medonte man was taken into custody and charged not only with manslaughter, but also trafficking in meth.