Saturday, September 26, 2020

Suspected Hells Angels Member Found Dead

Ontario, Canada (September 26, 2020) - The Ontario Provincial Police say the “sudden death” of a man in Beckwith Township is now being investigated as a homicide.

“A post mortem examination, conducted in Ottawa on September 25, 2020, determined the death was the result of homicide,” police said Friday evening.

Police responded to a home on Scotch Corners Road before 10:30 a.m. Thursday and found Gregory Slewidge, 39, dead on the scene.

According to police sources, Slewidge is a full-patch Hells Angel member. He is also the son of Lyndon Slewidge, a retired OPP officer who was the official national anthem singer for the Ottawa Senators for more than two decades. There was no answer at the Slewidge family home in nearby Ashton on Friday morning.

Lanark County OPP officers, under the direction of the OPP’s criminal investigation branch continue to probe the death.