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Ottawa police investigating 2 bodies found in ByWard Market

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Ottawa police are investigating after two people died early Wednesday in the ByWard Market.

Police said Wednesday morning on Twitter that officers were called to the 300 block of Cumberland Street shortly before 7 a.m. after receiving calls that two people were “possibly deceased.”

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“Unfortunately, both individuals have passed away,” police said.

Police originally said they were investigating the deaths for suspicious circumstances but said in an update later Wednesday morning that no foul play is suspected.

The investigation remains ongoing, however.

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