The Greater Sudbury Police service confirmed today, through the Coroner’s Office, that the bones found in a wooded area of Nelson Lake Road, West of Demarais Road in Valley East belong a historical missing person. Alexander Sretenovic was last seen leaving his residence on Elm Street around 11:30 p.m. on August 14, 1996. Sretenovic was 29 years old at the time of his disappearance.
The disappearance of Alexander Sretenovic was believed to be suspicious at the time and an ongoing Criminal Investigation ensued. Since that date, Officers and Investigators interviewed multiple people, investigated leads, followed up on tips and have conducted multiple searches of various areas based on information received over the years.
The cause of death has not yet been determined. Foul play is suspected.
This story will be updated as information becomes available.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 705.675.9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705.222.TIPS (8477).