Thames Centre, ON - On March 12, 2017 Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police
(OPP) responded to assist London Middlesex Ambulance at a residence in Dorchester
shortly after 12:00 a.m.
21 year old Riley SHANNON a male from Ingersoll, ON had been run over by a John
Deere model 333E skid steer. A skid steer is small sized construction equipment.
The male was transported to hospital by London Middlesex paramedics in critical
condition. The male was pronounced deceased while at hospital.
The OPP's Technical Traffic Collision Investigators along with the OPP's Forensic
Identification Unit attend the scene to assist with the investigation.
At this time Ryan ESLER age 18 of Thames Centre, Adam SINDEN age 18 of Thames Centre,
and Trent WELLER age 19 of Thames Centre are charged with:
- Theft over $5,000 contrary to section 33 4(a) of the Criminal Code
- Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death contrary to section 249(4)
of the Criminal Code
- Criminal negligence causing death contrary to section 220(b) of the Criminal Code
- Fail to stop at scene of accident involving bodily harm or death contrary to section
252(1.3) of the Criminal Code
Middlesex County victim services attended to assist with the family members and
others involved. All the accused were held for a bail hearing schedule on March
13, 2017 in London Court.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Middlesex County OPP at
1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers
at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
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