Thunder Bay

Body found near Thunder Bay walking trail

Thunder Bay Police have closed down a popular north side walking trail after a body was found on Saturday afternoon.
Thunder Bay Police continue to investigate the discovery of a body near Brant Street in Thunder Bay. (CBC)

Thunder Bay Police have closed down a popular north side walking trail after a body was found on Saturday afternoon.

Police said around 1:00 p.m. a passerby found the body of a deceased female in a wooded area just off of Brant Street.

Police have secured the area for further investigation by the Forensic Unit. The Criminal Investigations Branch is also investigating.

Police said in a media release that a post mortem is pending to identify the cause of death, and to identify the deceased.

Anybody with further information is asked to call Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200 or Crimestoppers.