Woman's body found along downtown bike path

Police don’t believe foul play was involved in the death of a woman found lifeless Thursday along a downtown bike path.

Emergency crews were called to a section of Rivers Trail between Pioneer and Riverside parks at about 9:30 a.m. after a passerby spotted a woman on the ground.

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Police attended and determined the woman was dead.

“No criminality is suspected in the female’s death,” RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said. “The woman, in her 60s, was from Kamloops.”

Shelkie told KTW that upon observing the body police found no signs of foul play.

Police have notified the woman's next of kin, but are not naming the individual.

The BC Coroners Service is investigating the incident.

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