Homicide victim Mary Anne May

Waterloo Regional Police have released this photo of Mary Anne May, 55 of Kitchener, in hopes it will jog the memory of people who saw her in the days leading up to her death. (Waterloo Regional Police handout)

Waterloo Regional Police have released a photo of homicide victim Mary Anne May, 55, of Kitchener.

In a release police said they are releasing the picture "in the hopes it will assist the recollection," of anyone who saw May in Kitchener last week between Wednesday afternoon and Friday.

Police said May's body was discovered in the Bridgeport area, on a riverbank in a park near Tyson Drive on Friday at around 7:30 a.m.

An autopsy was conducted on May's body over the weekend, but police are not disclosing the cause of death in order to preserve the integrity of the investigation.

Anyone with information related to the case is asked to call the homicide branch at (519) 650-8500 ext. 8642 or Crime Stoppers at (1-800) 222-8477.