Death of woman found on Whitemud Drive non-criminal: Edmonton police

Edmonton police are investigating after an incident on Whitemud Drive on Dec. 27, 2020. Global News

Edmonton police are investigating after an 80-year-old woman was found dead under an overpass on Whitemud Drive.

Officials said several drivers had called in reports of a deceased person under the overpass at Whitemud Drive and 178 Street at around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 27.

On Monday, police said they had determined her death was non-criminal.

Anyone who may have witnessed the senior in the area Sunday evening should call Edmonton police at 780-423-4567.

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Eastbound Whitemud Drive in the area of the incident was closed and diverted for part of Sunday evening as officers investigated.

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