Police investigate ‘sudden death’ in downtown Hamilton

Don Mitchell / Global News

Hamilton police closed off a stretch of roadway on King Street East in the downtown core for a period of time to investigate a “sudden death” incident on Friday afternoon.

The service alerted residents of the closure between Caroline and Hess Street through a social media post just after 12:30 p.m.

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Police have not revealed the nature of the probe or the cause of death.

A spokesperson told Global News said there was no connection with a threat investigation that was taking place at city hall during the same time period.



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