THUNDER BAY -- The body of a deceased woman was discovered Saturday by a passerby in a wooded area off Brant Street on Thunder Bay’s north side.
Police, in a release issued Saturday afternoon, said the discovery was made at about 1 p.m. and the area, a popular walking trail, has been secured by police for further examination by the forensic unit.
At about 2 p.m. an ambulance was seen racing down Junot Avenue toward Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, escorted by a pair of police vehicles, lights flashing and sirens wailing.
A post-mortem is pending to determine both the cause of death and the identity of the deceased.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at www.tipsubmit.com.