Police arrest suspect selling lethal substance to individuals at risk of self-harm
Region of Peel – On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, Peel Regional Police investigators arrested and charged 57-year-old Kenneth Law of Mississauga, following an investigation involving the online sale and distribution of sodium nitrite.
The suspect has been charged with the following criminal code offences:
Counselling or aiding suicide x 2
On March 31, 2023, officers from the 11 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) began investigating circumstances of a sudden death, in which it is suspected that the chemical substance was consumed.
It is believed that the suspect distributed and marketed the substance online to target individuals at risk of self-harm. The suspect is currently held in custody awaiting a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.
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