Wood Buffalo General Investigation Section investigate discovery of human remains on the pathway along the Prospect Point Park storm pond

Fort McMurray, Alberta – On March 19, 2023, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of discovered human remains on the pathway along the Prospect Point Park storm pond in Fort McMurray. Members attended with emergency medical services, a female in her late 30’s was deceased upon arrival.

Human Remains
File Photo – Human Remains

The scene was secured and the investigation is ongoing. Wood Buffalo RCMP General Investigation Section has assumed carriage of the investigation and is being assisted by RCMP Forensic Identification Services and the Medical Examiner’s office.

An autopsy has been ordered and will be conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton, Alberta.

The investigation is in the preliminary stages. An update will be provided once new information becomes available.

If anyone has any information regarding what led to this woman’s attendance to the Prospect Park pond pathway or her whereabouts prior, please contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www. P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Wood Buffalo RCMP

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