Father and son charged with manslaughter after remains found

COBALT, Ont. – A father and son have been charged with manslaughter in the death of a man whose remains were found last month in northeastern Ontario.Police say the pair — 50-year-old Donald Allan Ash and 28-year-old Donald Kenneth Ash of Cobalt, Ont. — were arrested Tuesday.Both are also charged with indignity to a dead body, criminal negligence causing death and trafficking in opioids.The son is further charged with two counts of failing to comply with probation.Police were notified in mid-April that human remains had been found in Coleman Township, southeast of Cobalt.An autopsy later identified the remains as those of 21-year-old Nicholas Rivard of Haileybury, Ont.

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