Edmonton police investigating suspicious death in Mill Woods

Edmonton Police on scene of a suspicious death investigation near the Mill Woods Sports Park on August 28, 2021. Global News

Edmonton homicide detectives were called to investigate after a man was found dead near the Mill Woods Sports Park on Saturday.

Officers were called around 6 p.m. and were told a body had been found in the green space at 66 Street and 23 Avenue.

The man was dead when police arrived.

A police dog could be seen searching the area Saturday evening.

There was a tarp covering what appeared to be a body at the base of a set of bleachers along a sports field.

Police did not release information about any potential suspects.

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An autopsy has not been scheduled.

Anyone with information about this suspicious death is asked to contact police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.

Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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