The body of an adult female was discovered by a passerby in a park near Tyson Drive in the Bridgeport area of Kitchener Friday.

Waterloo Regional Police responded the to area after 7:30 a.m. and are treating the death as suspicious.

"The female's body has been removed from the scene and will be transported to Hamilton for postmortem examination," police spokesman Olaf Heinzel said.

Police are working on confirming the identity of the woman.