Temiskaming OPP has charged a father and son from Cobalt in connection with the death of a 21-year-old Haileybury man.

The accused are 50-year-old Donald Allan Ash and 28-year-old Donald Kenneth Ash.

They are both charged with manslaughter, indignity to a dead body, causing death by criminal negligence and trafficking in an opioid.

Nicholas Rivard was last seen in Cobalt on March 24th.

Rivard’s remains were found about three weeks later on April 15th in Cobalt’s southeast end.

When the remains were found, police said they could not rule out foul play at the time as a factor in Rivard’s death.