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OPP Look For Person Of Interest In Meaford Murder Case

Meaford | by Claire McCormack  

Police want to speak with the person shown walking by in video footage the night Emerson Sprung died.


Grey Bruce OPP are looking for a person of interest in their investigation into the death of 25 year old Emerson Sprung of Meaford.   

Sprung was reported missing on May 3rd after not returning home the night before.

OPP say his remains were located during a police search on May 6th.

On May 12th, police arrested and charged 34-year-old Matthew McQuarrie of Meaford with First-Degree Murder.

Police are now looking to speak with an unknown person who was seen in video footage collected from a private camera at Grant Avenue on May 2nd, at 8:59 p.m. and again at 9:10 p.m.

OPP say this person is believed to be a male wearing a dark-coloured coat with a stripe or logo that extends around the mid-section of the coat, wearing dark pants and light-coloured shoes.

Two photos of this person have been released.

Police say they are seeking additional information relating to this crime and if you're the person in this video please contact Grey Bruce OPP.

If you know the identity of this person or have any information that could assist this investigation, you are asked to contact Grey Bruce OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.



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