SUDBURY — Sault Ste. Marie police say one of the men they were looking for in a recent kidnap and assault case has died suddenly.
Police say they found out 28-year-old Caleb Seaton passed away unexpectedly in Barrie on Sunday.
They say their investigation continues, and they are still looking for the second suspect, 32-year-old Tyler McMillan, in connection with the kidnapping and assault earlier this month.
On Nov. 8, a person was kidnapped and suffered a minor gunshot wound after an altercation on Huron Street.
SUDBURY – Police in Sault Ste. Marie are looking for two armed and dangerous suspects after a person was kidnapped and then shot on Friday.
New details into the kidnapping and assault that happened on Nov. 8 are coming to light as the investigation continues.
Officials with Sault Ste. Marie Police Service say they are actively looking for 28-year-old Caleb Seaton and 32-year-old Tyler McMillan in connection to the violent incident.
They are both wanted by police, who say the pair should be "considered armed and dangerous." If you see them, do not approach them, but call 911 immediately.
Police say the victim allegedly entered their residence on the 100 block of Huron Street around 2 a.m. last Friday and then was confronted by three people with guns. They say the victim was taken from the residence at gunpoint and driven to an undisclosed area. It was allegedly at the second location that the victim was shot, suffering minor injuries.
Police say after the shooting, the victim was taken to the 100 block of Willowdale Street, where they were able to call police.
If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.
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The Sault Ste. Marie Police service says kidnapping suspect Caleb Seaton "passed away unexpectedly in Barrie on Sunday.
SooToday previously reported that Barrie Police recieved a call for service regarding wanted kidnapping suspect Caleb Seaton.
On Sunday, there was a heavy police presence at Barrie Motel, located at Anne Street and Highway 400. Local police officials have confirmed to BarrieToday it was linked to the Seaton investigation.
The investigation into the kidnapping and assault with a weapon, involving a firearm is still ongoing. The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is actively looking for 32-year-old Tyler McMillan in connection with the incident.