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Wellington County OPP are investigating a homicide in the Maple Leaf Acres mobile home park, near Belwood. Police attended an address Wednesday morning on Poplar Place to check on the well-being of an occupant. Officers gained entry into the home, where they found a man dead.

A post mortem examination confirmed that the male died as a result of homicide.

Police say while the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, another man has been taken into custody. Police believe that this incident was isolated in nature, and do not believe there is a risk to public safety. 

Further updates to the investigation will be provided when they become available.  

Any one with information is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP or Crime Stoppers.