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Death of woman found outside of Oakville public school no longer deemed 'suspicious': police

Halton Regional Police said on Jan. 20 that they were investigating a
Halton Regional Police said on Jan. 20 that they were investigating a
  • UPDATE: On Jan. 25, Halton police said the death is no longer being considered suspicious by investigators. Police said they are not seeking any suspects and do not anticipate laying any charges. Below is the story as reported on Jan. 20.

Halton police and the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario are investigating a "suspicious" sudden death in Oakville early Saturday morning.

In a news release, police said a 20-year-old woman was found in "medical distress" outside of Sunningdale Public School at about 6:30 a.m.

She was transported to hospital where she was later pronounced dead, police said.

"Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances of how the victim came to be outside the school and are reviewing sources of video surveillance from the area of Oxford Avenue and Miller Road in Oakville," police said.

"Out of respect for the victim and at the request of her family, investigators will not be releasing the victim's name at this time."

Police are asking anyone who may have information or seen any individuals outside of Sunningdale Public School between 1:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on Saturday to contact investigators or submit a tip anonymously to Crime Stoppers.