Durham Regional Police say a second body found in Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, last month was identified as a missing 85-year-old Whitby woman.
Durham police previously said Ontario Provincial Police officers were called after human remains were found on The Glen Road in Mariposa Township after 7 p.m. on Oct. 24.
Durham police officers were notified that night and assisted with the investigation.
Two bodies were found at the scene and one was previously confirmed to be 58-year-old Ava Burton.
Recovered Body Confirmed Missing Of Whitby Woman, Police Say
In an update Thursday, Durham Police said the second victim was confirmed to be Tatilda Noble.
Police said both victims had “obvious signs of trauma.”
Police were called in to “verify the well-being” of Burton and Noble at their home on Scepter Place in Whitby on October 14, but when officers arrived they could not find them.
The agents considered his disappearance suspicious.
Later, police said the women were presumed dead and announced Oct. 23 that Joshua Burton, a 30-year-old Whitby resident, had been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with his mother’s death. and his grandmother.
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