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Body discovered on Trent River shoreline identified as missing Campbellford woman: OPP

OPP say the body found in the Trent River earlier this month has been identified as Nakitta Hamilton-Armstrong of Campbellford. Northumberland OPP

Northumberland OPP say a body discovered earlier this month on the shoreline of the Trent River near a Trent-Severn Waterway lock has been identified as a missing Campbellford woman.

On April 11 around 10:30 a.m., officers and emergency responders were called to the shoreline of the Trent River for the discovery of a body in the water near Locks 9 and 10 of the waterway, just seven kilometres south of Campbellford.

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The Northumberland OPP Crime Unit with the assistance of the OPP’s Central Region Forensic Identification Services (FIS) investigated the incident.

OPP stated Thursday that a post-mortem examination was conducted and the body has been confirmed to be that of Nakita Hamilton-Armstrong, 25.

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She was reported missing from the Campbellford area on March 1 and was last seen on Feb. 29 around 11 p.m. in Campbellford, about 50 kilometres southeast of Peterborough.

OPP did not disclose the cause of death.

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