Suspect charged with manslaughter in drug overdose death

Windsor Police Service News Update
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Case #: 23-119493
Suspect charged with manslaughter in drug overdose death​


The Windsor Police Service has arrested a suspect in connection to the drug-related death of a local woman.

In December 2022, a 47-year-old female was found deceased at a residence located in the 3400 block of Wilkinson Lane. An autopsy revealed that she died because of a drug overdose. Toxicology tests showed the drugs supplied to the victim had contained a lethal dose of fentanyl.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit launched an investigation to identify and locate the victim’s drug provider. Through investigation, officers identified 27-year-old Tyler Ouellette as the suspect.

On June 18, 2023, at approximately 7 p.m., members of the Problem-Oriented Policing Unit (POP) arrested Ouellette in the 2600 block of Lauzon Rd. He has been charged with manslaughter. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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