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Foul play ruled out in Welland sudden death

A 67-year-old woman was found deceased in a residence
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NEWS RELEASE
NIAGARA REGIONAL POLICE
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As a result of the ongoing investigation by detectives, it has been determined that no foul play occurred in relation to this death. Out of respect for the next of kin no further details are being released.

July 9 original release

On July 8, 2019, at approximately 12:15 p.m. uniform officers from the 3 District (Welland) office of the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a residence in the area of Michael Drive and Woodlawn Road in Welland to assist paramedics from Niagara Emergency Medical Services.

On the arrival of emergency services personal, a 67-year-old woman was found deceased in a residence. 

As a result of the immediate investigation by uniform officers at the scene an arrest was made of a person on scene.  That person has been since released from custody unconditionally.
Officers will be holding the scene as the investigation remains ongoing by detectives from the Homicide Unit. 
 
The identity of the deceased is not being released at this time.
 
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Shawn Cunningham at 905-688-4111 extension 9251.
 
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