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Hamilton police investigating ‘sudden deaths’ of two people near King and Locke streets

Hamilton police say they're investigating two "sudden deaths" near the intersection of King and Locke Streets after finding two people dead in that area on Wednesday afternoon. Don Mitchell / Global News

Hamilton police are investigating after two people were found dead near Victoria Park on Wednesday afternoon.

In a video posted to Twitter, media relations Const. Krista-Lee Ernst said they responded to a “compassionate call” in the area of King Street West and Locke Street shortly after 4 p.m.

“Upon arrival, two individuals were found deceased,” said Ernst. “At this time, Hamilton police are investigating the incident as a sudden death and will update with any information when it becomes available.”

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No information was immediately released about where the bodies were located or whether the deaths appear suspicious.

Police have not released the ages of the deceased or any other details about their identities.

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Hamilton paramedics superintendent David Thompson tells Global News that the paramedic service is aware of the sudden death investigation but is unable to comment on the deaths, directing questions toward Hamilton police.

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