$100,000 Available for Information

(Jessica Godin death investigation)

HAWKESBURY, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - On September 24, 2011 at approximately 2:20 PM a passer-by located the body of 18-year-old Jessica Marie Lynne GODIN in a ditch on Du Parc Street in Fournier which is located in Nation Township. Investigators believe that the death of Jessica GODIN is as a result of a hit and run collision.

GODIN had been residing at a friend's house in Fournier, Ontario.  The investigation revealed that GODIN left the residence at approximately 6:00 p.m. on September 22, 2011 and was last seen alive that day between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 8:15 pm in Fournier.

A post-mortem examination indicated that the injuries she sustained and where she was located were consistent with being struck by an east bound vehicle travelling on Du Parc Street, Fournier.

Officers have conducted over 90 interviews and have completed over 296 assignments in an attempt to identify the person(s) responsible.  Officers, with the assistance of the Victim Services Unit, have been in constant contact with the victim's family, with the goal of determining who struck Jessica and left her to die from her injuries.

Police need your help. The police also believe that someone has information that would help investigators in solving this crime. The Government of Ontario and Sun Youth are offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Jessica GODIN.

In March 2012, the Hawkesbury OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of OPP Detective Inspector Dan Nadeau, Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) released a second video on You Tube to provide information to the public about this on going investigation and is appealing to anyone with information to contact the OPP.

Go to the OPP You Tube channel found on the OPP website at www.opp.ca or click on the following links to view: in English ou en Français.

If you have any information about this death please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or call Detective/Constable Dan Fedele at the Hawkesbury OPP at 613-632-2729. Persons giving tips to Crime Stoppers that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward.  Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display.  Your call will stay anonymous and your presence won't be needed in court. Tips can also be sent via text message and e-mail. For more information visit the National Capital Crime Stoppers' website at www.CrimeStoppers.ca .

Further details can be viewed at www.opp.ca.


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SOURCE: Ontario Provincial Police

For further information:

Contact: Sgt. Pierre Chamberland
Phone: 705-329-6878


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