May 6th, 2021

Horwath flags disturbing reports of seniors dying from dehydration and neglect with OPP

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath has written to OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique asking the Ontario Provincial Police to evaluate whether a criminal investigation is warranted into disturbing reports of senior deaths due to dehydration and neglect in long-term care. Horwath’s request follows up on revelations from reports by the Canadian Armed Forces, Auditor General and Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission.

**Letter attached.