Nfld. & Labrador

Death of woman in C.B.S. deemed suspicious, police say

The 36-year-old woman was found on the side of Minerals Road mid-day on Aug. 15.

36-year-old discovered on side of Minerals Road mid-day on Aug. 15

The woman was found injured on the side of Minerals Road, near Chris Porter trucking, police say. (Gary Locke/CBC)

The death of a woman in Conception Bay South has been deemed suspicious, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary confirmed Wednesday.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has concluded its autopsy.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is saying little at this time, but is urging people to come forward with any dash camera and CCTV footage from the area of Chris Porter Trucking on Minerals Road. 

An RNC spokesperson said the force is interested in video evidence from between noon and 1 p.m. on Aug. 15.

"Even little bits of information is very valuable and can lead us in the right direction," RNC Const. James Cadigan said.

This is the area of Minerals Road where the injured woman was found Thursday. She later died in hospital. (Ariana Kelland/CBC)

"Of course, the area of Minerals Road is very much under the microscope, but the surrounding areas as well."

Police were called to assist with an ambulance call around 1 p.m. last Thursday. 

The woman, 36, was discovered lying on the side of the road. 

She was taken to hospital to be treated for unreleased injuries but passed away in hospital.

The RNC has not released information on the type of injuries sustained or how she may have received them. 

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Ariana Kelland

Investigative reporter

Ariana Kelland is a reporter with the CBC Newfoundland and Labrador bureau in St. John's. She is working as a member of CBC's Atlantic Investigative Unit.

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