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Suspicious death in downtown Baltimore ruled homicide – Wbal TV

Baltimore police have identified the woman whose body was found downtown Wednesday morning and are looking for a man they say may have been the last person to see her alive.

The body of Jessica Gibson, 35, was found behind some large pallets on an access road in the area of President Street between Baltimore and Lombard streets, police said. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police said Friday that Gibson’s death has been ruled a homicide and that she had trauma to her body.

Police said they are trying to identify and find a man seen in video who is possibly the last person to see Gibson alive. Police released new video on Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-396-2100, text a tip to 443-902-4824 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP.

Read more at: http://www.wbaltv.com/article/dead-woman-found-downtown-identified-man-sought/12243874

Suspicious death in downtown Baltimore ruled homicide

Baltimore police have identified the woman whose body was found downtown Wednesday morning and are looking for a man they say may have been the last person to see her alive.

The body of Jessica Gibson, 35, was found behind some large pallets on an access road in the area of President Street between Baltimore and Lombard streets, police said. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police said Friday that Gibson’s death has been ruled a homicide and that she had trauma to her body.

Police said they are trying to identify and find a man seen in video who is possibly the last person to see Gibson alive.

The case has not been ruled a homicide as of Thursday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-396-2100, text a tip to 443-902-4824 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP.

Read more at: http://www.wbaltv.com/article/dead-woman-found-downtown-identified-man-sought/12243874

VPD investigating ‘suspicious death’ in Downtown Eastside | Daily …

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Vancouver Police are investigating what they’re considering to be a suspicious death in the Downtown Eastside.

VPD Sgt. Jason Robillard told Daily Hive that just after 6 pm on Sunday, a body was found in a suite in the area of Dunlevy Avenue and Powell Street.

And while they are considering the death suspicious, Robillard said that the person’s death has not been ruled a homicide.

“There is no further information to share are this time as the investigation continues,” he said.


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Police investigate suspicious death on downtown street

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PORTLAND ( AP) — Police in Portland are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on a downtown street.

Police tell the Portland Press Herald that the dead man was discovered by a passerby early Sunday morning in the Old Port section of the city.

Authorities say the death is suspicious.

The deceased’s name has not been released.

Read more at: http://www.timesrecord.com/news/2017-09-11/Maine/Police_investigate_suspicious_death_on_downtown_st.html

Body of 54-year-old man found in downtown Portland; death called …

The body of a 54-year-old man was found Sunday morning on Temple Street near Portland’s Old Port, and police are calling his death suspicious.

Police said the man was discovered by a passer-by at 4:43 a.m. The body was outside 19 Temple St., at the entrance to One City Center.

Police tape blocks the Temple Street entrance to One City Center after a man’s body was found there early Sunday morning. Staff Photo by Elsbeth Quimby

An autopsy was to be performed Sunday by the Office of Chief Maine Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of his death, according to police.

His identity is being withheld pending notification of his family.

Police have asked anyone with information to call the Portland Police Department at 874-8575.

Further information was not immediately available.

 


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Read more at: http://www.pressherald.com/2017/09/10/body-found-on-temple-street-early-sunday-morning/

Suspicious death investigation launched after body found downtown …

Homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found outside a restaurant in the downtown core on Sunday morning.

Investigators say the lifeless body of a man was found outside a commercial building on Lippincott Street, near Bathurst and College streets, at around 8 a.m.

“The body was found by people in the neighbourhood this morning. They were coming to work and observed this and called police,” Det. Shawn Mahoney told reporters on Sunday afternoon.

The man was found with “obvious signs of trauma,” Mahoney said, but the cause of death has not yet been released.

Police initially said the death was being treated as ‘suspicious’ but Mahoney confirmed that the incident has now been ruled a homicide.

The victim is believed to be between 20 and 25 years old.

“We have a tentative identification. We haven’t notified any family members and that process is ongoing at this point,” Mahoney said.

“The post-mortem is scheduled for tomorrow

Read more at: http://www.cp24.com/news/suspicious-death-investigation-launched-after-body-found-downtown-police-1.3553549

‘Suspicious’ death probe launched after man collapses in downtown elevator

Toronto police are investigating a man’s death as a suspected drug overdose after he collapsed in an elevator at a downtown condo on Friday morning.

Police were called to the area of Adelaide Street West and Widmer Street just after 6 a.m.

A man and his friend were in an elevator with at least two other people when the man collapsed and was reported to be blue in the face, Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook told CBC Toronto.

One of the people in the elevator phoned police, while the second person performed CPR on the man, who was unresponsive, she said.

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Toronto police forensic investigators were at the scene of the death on Friday morning. (Tina Mackenzie/CBC)

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Toronto paramedics.

Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/man-collapsed-suspicious-death-1.4235085

Suspicious death investigation launched at downtown condo building

Toronto police are looking into whether drugs played a role in the death of a young man at a downtown condo Friday morning.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, collapsed while in an elevator with friends. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Officers were called to the building, near Adelaide and Widmer streets, shortly after 6 a.m. for was believed to be a medical situation.

Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said the caller told police that there was a man in the building’s elevator who was unconscious.

“I know that the caller tried to assist him by giving him CPR,” she told CP24. “They described him as being blue in the face.”

Douglas-Cook said emergency services arrived shortly thereafter and located the man without vital signs.

The victim, believed to be in his 20s, was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police later said they were investigating his death as a “suspicious incident.”

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Red Deer RCMP respond to non-suspicious death downtown

Red Deer Mounties say they are investigating a non suspicious death in the downtown area.

On Tuesday at around 1:30 p.m., RCMP were called to reports of a deceased man.

The 64-year-old was dead upon arrival behind the Alpine Manor apartment building on the corner of 55 Street and 47A Avenue.

Police are not looking for anyone in relation to the incident at this time.

With respect for the deceased and until next of kin notifications can be made, Red Deer RCMP will not be issuing any further information on the incident.

Read more at: http://rdnewsnow.com/article/546290/rcmp-respond-non-suspicious-death