Missing South Glengarry woman found dead, police launch homicide investigation

The late Emilie Maheu. Courtesy photo

SOUTH GLENGARRY — The body of Emilie Maheu was discovered yesterday in South Glengarry Township, and a homicide investigation is now underway into the death of the 26-year-old woman who was reported missing two days earlier.

Maheu, 26, was last seen alive leaving her Alexandria workplace around 1 p.m. She was reported missing later that evening.

The SD&G OPP say her body was discovered Saturday, Oct. 13, around 11:30 a.m., in South Glengarry.

A post mortem examination will be conducted later this week at Ottawa General Hospital, according to the detachment.

Carrying out the investigation are members of the SD&G Crime Unit, supported by Forensic Identification Services (FIS), and the East Region Regional Support Team (RST), under the direction of Detective Inspector Rob Hagerman of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact Detective Constable Lise Durocher at the SD&G OPP Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122. Those wishing anonymity may call Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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