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Other - NRPS Investigating Sudden Death in Welland – Update 1

Posted on Thursday July 11, 2019

Update 1 July 11, 2019

As a result of the ongoing investigation by detectives, it has been determined that no foul play occurred in relation to this death.  Out of respect for the next of kin no further details are being released.
Original Release July 9, 2019

On July 8, 2019, at approximately 12:15PM uniform officers from the 3 District (Welland) office of the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a residence in the area of Michael Drive and Woodlawn Road in Welland to assist paramedics from Niagara Emergency Medical Services.

On the arrival of emergency services personal, a 67 year old woman was found deceased in a residence. 

As a result of the immediate investigation by uniform officers at the scene an arrest was made of a person on scene.  That person has been since released from custody unconditionally.
Officers will be holding the scene as the investigation remains ongoing by detectives from the Homicide Unit. 
The identity of the deceased is not being released at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Shawn Cunningham at 905-688-4111 extension 9251.

Incident Number: 2019-64375
Submitted By: Philip Gavin
Approved By: Philip Gavin