Barrie Police report incident with Sault kidnapping suspect (update) – SooToday.com

Barrie Police report incident with Sault kidnapping suspect (update) - SooToday.com
Kidnapping suspect died unexpectedly in Barrie: police
The Sault Ste. Marie Police service says kidnapping suspect Caleb Seaton "passed away unexpectedly in Barrie on Sunday.

SooToday has received word Barrie Police received a ‘call for service’ Sunday regarding one of two men wanted after a kidnapping and shooting in the Sault.

As reported earlier Caleb Seaton, 28, and Tyler McMillan, 32, were at large, wanted by police and considered armed and dangerous following a Nov. 8 kidnapping and assault with a weapon, involving a firearm, in Sault Ste. Marie.

The public is advised not to approach McMillan, but to call 911 immediately. Any information regarding the incident can be directed to police at 705-949-6300.

“We did deal with an incident involving (Caleb Seaton),” said Peter Leon, Barrie Police corporate communications coordinator.

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service says Caleb Seaton, 28, died unexpectedly in Barrie, Ont., Sunday. No other details are being made available.

Sault Police have informed SooToday there will be an update on this situation later.    

Sault Ste. Marie police say kidnapping suspect Caleb Seaton "passed away unexpectedly" in Barrie on Sunday.

Reports of Seaton, 28, being involved in a shootout with police are not accurate, according to police.

Barrie police have confirmed officers had attended a call for service regarding Seaton, but referred inquiries from our sister site SooToday about the incident to Sault police.

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 Sault Ste. Marie Police Service has been looking for Seaton and another man since Nov. 12 after an incident a few days earlier in which a victim was taken from their Sault Ste. Marie home at gunpoint and then shot.

The victim suffered minor injuries and was then taken to another address where they were able to contact police. One person was arrested for the kidnapping.

Sault Ste. Marie police says its investigation into the kidnapping and assault involving a weapon is ongoing and officers are actively looking for 32-year-old Tyler McMillan. Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 705-949-6300.