News Of The Day- Bodies, Chemicals and Mould
Monday April 11th, 2011
Posted at 6:10pm
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Body Found in Leamington
A man found dead in a laneway near the Portuguese Club in Leamington on the weekend died from an accident, and not foul play. 58-year old Charles Goodrich was found outside 217 Talbot Street West around 5:30pm on Saturday. It’s believed the man was out target shooting. A post-mortem exam was being performed today in London.
Former General Chemical Site To Be Cleaned Up
A $20.4 million deal was signed today by the Ministry of the Environment and Amherstburg Land Holdings Inc. (affiliated with Honeywell Canada), ensuring the proper clean up of the Amherstburg plant. The soda ash settling basin will take time to clean up, and a spokesperson for Honeywell said they plan to start with removing the General Chemical structures that are visible from Front Road.
Woman Falls From Second Floor Balcony
Police were called out to an apartment building on Northway Avenue in the city’s west end earlier today, and remain on scene there looking for a male suspect in a possible domestic dispute. The woman who fell was taken to the hospital, but her condition isn’t known.
12 Out of 20 Employees With Respiratory Problems
The Ministry of Labour was called into the office of UWindsor’s campus police services, located at 320 Sunset Avenue, and issued a stop work order on Friday due to hazardous mould in the building. CAW Local 195 representative Mike Dunning says there is documentation going back to 2003 reporting the issue to the Ministry of Labour.
Tonight we’ll see a partly cloudy sky during the evening, but mostly clear overnight. The temperature will bottom out at 37° F, or 3° C. Northwest winds will blow around 10 to 15 mph (16-24 kmph), with some gusts nearing 30mph (48 kmph). Tuesday is expected to be sunny, with temperatures reaching close to 60° F (15.5° C). Northerly winds between 10 to 15 mph (16-24 kmph) will make for another blustery day.