Update: Body found in Thames is identified


Paul Grisdale-Verschoore, found dead in the Thames River on Wednesday. Photo CKPS

The deceased has been positively identified as Paul Duncan Grisdale-Verschoore, 53, of Emma Street in Chatham.

The body was removed and sent to the London Health Sciences Centre where a post-mortem examination was conducted yesterday. The cause of death has not yet been released.

The Chatham-Kent police are seeking assistance from the public. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 519-380-6024. Anonymous callers may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.