EXETER, Ont. – Provincial police and the coroner’s officer have been continuously investigating the deaths of an elderly couple in southwestern Ontario on Wednesday morning. Huron County OPP said that they were called out for a well-being check at a home in the Exeter area and found the bodies of two people at around 9 a.m..
The body of 90-year-old Grant Triebner was found just inside an open barn on the property. An obituary posted on a funeral home website says he died from a massive heart attack. Police say his wife, 83-year-old Ada Triebner, had gone outside to check on her husband, but fell victim to the extreme cold and died outdoors.
The deaths came amid a severe cold snap that continues to envelop much of Ontario.