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Elderly woman found dead in city park

Police at Queen Elizabeth Park yesterday after the body of an elderly woman was found (Photograph supplied)

A 68-year-old woman was found dead in a Hamilton park today, police said.

A police spokeswoman said emergency services attended the Queen Elizabeth Park off Hamilton’s Queen Street about 2.15pm.

The spokeswoman added: “On arrival, medical personnel determined that there were no signs of life present and death was certified at the scene by the police medical doctor.”

She said part of the park was cordoned off while forensic experts examined the scene.

The spokeswoman added: “While enquiries into this sudden death continue, foul play is not suspected at this time.”

She said additional information would not be released until the next of kin were identified.

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Published August 24, 2021 at 4:24 pm (Updated August 27, 2021 at 6:32 pm)

Elderly woman found dead in city park

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