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Police name woman found dead in City park

Police at Queen Elizabeth Park last Tuesday after the body of an elderly woman was found (File photograph)

Police said today that a woman found dead in Queen Elizabeth Park in Pembroke was involved in a traffic accident prior to her passing.

However, a spokeswoman for the Bermuda Police Service said it is not believed that the accident was connected to her death.

Audrey Astwood, 68, of Paget, was found in an unresponsive state in the park at about 2.15pm on Tuesday, August 24.

Police and other first responders attended the scene and a doctor later confirmed Ms Astwood’s death.

The spokeswoman said: “Ms Astwood lost control of her motorcycle and collided with parked vehicles, a few hours prior to her passing.

“However, the collision is not believed to be connected to her death.

“The BPS would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ms Astwood during this difficult time.”