Canada Body found near river in southeast Calgary

07:42  16 april  2018
07:42  16 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Pincher Creek RCMP is asking the public for help in the investigation into the death of Victoria Joanne Crow Shoe whose body was found near the Oldman Dam on Sunday. Southeast Calgary community hall shut down because of mould problems.

a close up of a car © David Bell/CBC

Calgary police are investigating after a body was found near the Bow River.

Police said at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday, they responded to an area near the intersection of Heritage Meadows Way and Heritage Meadows Road S.E. after reports that a body had been found.

The intersection is near Deerfoot Meadows shopping complex, and there are recreational walking and bike paths that run along the river.

a close up of a map: The body was found near the intersection of Heritage Meadows Way and Heritage Meadows Road in southeast Calgary on Sunday. © Google Maps The body was found near the intersection of Heritage Meadows Way and Heritage Meadows Road in southeast Calgary on Sunday.

The circumstances of the death are unknown and CPS said the investigation is ongoing.

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UPDATE: Body found in southeast Calgary pond not suspicious: police. Police are investigating the discovery of a body in a southeast Calgary pond. The body was found in Valleyview Park, located near 26 Street and 30 Avenue S.E., at around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Calgary police say the discovery of a body in the city’s southeast on Monday isn’t believed to be criminal in nature. Officers were called to the area of 50 Avenue S.E. and 1 Street S.E., just east of Macleod Trail, at around 8:30 a.m. The medical examiner was called to the scene

Police said officers were no longer investigating on the scene as of 7:30 p.m.

CPS are asking anyone with information to call the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234.

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