Sources say at least one body found in Watford landfill: York Regional police investigating

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An aerial view of Twin Creeks Landfill in Watford.

The Independent has learned the OPP have removed at least one body from Twin Creeks Landfill in Watford and York Regional Police are involved in the investigation.

Sources tell us Wednesday afternoon, about a dozen officers and a Canine Unit were looking through an active cell of Ontario’s largest landfill for several hours. A drone was also used in the search.

It’s believed at least one body was found in the rubbish. There is still a police presence at the landfill this morning however garbage trucks continue to come a go at the site.

The Waste Management landfill accepts garbage from all over Ontario with dozens of trucks of trash arriving daily from Metro Toronto.

While Lambton OPP have yet to respond to questions about the search, an official with York Regional Police confirmed “our officers are conducting an investigation at that location” but said details of the investigation would come Friday.

The department is investigating the disappearance of Quoc Tran, 37, and Kristy Nguyen, 25, of Markham. Investigators believe they were victims of foul play in a targeted attack.

A news release says they were last seen in an industrial area in Vaughn Saturday Sept. 18 around 5:30 pm. Investigators believe they “were victims of a targeted attack.

The release added “investigators are actively working on recovering the bodies.”

York Police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for a 35-year-old man in connection with the disappearance of the couple.

Phuong Tan Nguyen is considered armed and dangerous