WINNIPEG – Workers at a Winnipeg Recycling Depot made a grizzly discovery on Friday. On September 28, 2018, at approximately 7:05 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at a recycling depot in the 100 block of Omands Creek Boulevard.
The body of a middle-aged adult female was found mixed in with recycling materials. It is believed that the female had come in from a secondary location.
WPS Constable Jay Murray says, “Workers were sorting through recycled material that had come in from the City of Winnipeg and at that time they discovered her amongst other recyclable materials.”
Winnipeg Police say in a media statement that efforts are underway to identify the female and notify next of kin.
The Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit is the lead investigators in this incident, but the discovery of the woman’s body has not been declared a murder. Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy.
Limited information is available at this time.
This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).