On May 20, 2019 at approximately 10:30 p.m., members from the Huntsville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to assist a person in medical distress at a residence located on Main Street West in Town of Huntsville.
A 28-year-old female was later pronounced dead at an area hospital. As a result, an investigation into this death is ongoing under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) with members of the Huntsville OPP Crime Unit and the Community Street Crime Enforcement Unit.
On Friday, September 25, 2020, Sara Beardsworth, a 33 year old female from Huntsville was arrested and charged with -Traffic in Schedule I substance – Opioid, contrary to section 5(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Beardsworth was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Huntsville ON, on October 21, 2020 to answer to the charge.
The investigation into this death is ongoing. If you have any information about this occurrence please contact the Huntsville OPP Detachment at 705-789-5551 or the OPP Provincial Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122.
You can also provide an anonymous tip online at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka on Twitter or Facebook.
Huntsville OPP remains committed to serve our province by protecting its citizens, upholding the law and preserving public safety.
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