August 30, 2014: Sonya CYWINK remains were discovered on August 30, 1994
at a native historical site known as the Southwold Earth Works located on the Iona
Road in Southwold Township, Elgin County. This area is southwest of the City of
London, Ontario. A new reward poster offering a total of $60,000 in reward for information
leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for this homicide
is being released today.
Sonya was last seen on August 25, 1994 in the Dundas and Lyle Street area of London.
August 30, 2014 marks 20 years since the discovery of Sonya's body. "Certainly we
want to solve this homicide and bring the perpetrator to justice for Sonya and her
family. Someone out there knows something about this case and we are urging them
to step forward and help bring this investigation to a successful conclusion," stated
Detective Inspector Tracy DOBBIN.
The Government of the Province of Ontario, together with the sister of the late
Sonya Nadine CYWINK, are offering a reward in the amount of sixty thousand dollars
($60,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s)
responsible for the murder of Sonya Nadine CYWINK, age 31 years.
Sonya's remains were discovered on August 30th, 1994 at a native historical site
known as the Southwold Earth Works located on the Iona Road in Southwold Township,
Elgin County. This area is southwest of the City of London, Ontario.
Investigators urge any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible
for the death of Sonya CYWINK to immediately contact the Director of Criminal Investigation
Services, Ontario Provincial Police at 1 888-310-1122 or (705) 329-6111, or their
nearest police authority. Further information about this case is available on the
OPP website at
This reward will be apportioned as deemed just by the Minister of Community Safety
and Correctional Services for the Province of Ontario and the Commissioner of the
Ontario Provincial Police.
File # 955-10-1998-062
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers, where you may
be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
OPP Contact Information
- OPP Non-emergency Phone: 1-888-310-1122
- CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-T.I.P.S. (8477)
- OPP Website
- Elgin County OPP: 519-631-2920
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- Provincial ROPE Squad: toll free at 1-866-870-ROPE (7673)