On December 17th of last year, the body of 65-year-old Frederick “John” Hatch was found east of the 10th line of Wellington Road 124 near the Town of Erin.
The Ontario Government is now offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individuals responsible for the victim’s murder.
Hatch was last seen the afternoon of December 16th at a Dollar Tree Store in the Ottawa area. Its not known how he travelled to Erin, but was known to be hitchhiker.
At the time of his death, he was wearing a denim vest with Mickey Mouse characters on the back, a black leather jacket, a blue and white bandana with glasses. He also had black Harley Davidson boots and was carrying a red duffel bag.
Contact the OPP or Crimestoppers with any information.