Woman reported missing on New Years Eve found dead in Renfrew County

A Belleville woman who went missing on New Years Eve was found dead in a vehicle along an embankment in the Ottawa Valley.

On December 31, the Ontario Provincial Police launched a missing person investigation after Catherine Lewis, 48, had not been seen or heard from for several days.

Lewis was last seen in the Boyle Lane area of ​​Killaloe and is believed to have been driving a 2018 Hyundai Elantra.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a 911 call on Letterkenny Road near Opeongo Road in Brundenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Township.

Police said reports indicated a vehicle matching Lewis’ vehicle was discovered on an embankment, with a deceased person inside.

Investigators have confirmed that the deceased is Lewis.

An autopsy was ordered by the Office of the Chief Coroner.

“The incident has been deemed not suspicious at this time. The cause of the collision is still under investigation,” the Ontario Provincial Police said in a statement Thursday.


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