Police investigating ‘suspicious’ death of 22-year-old woman in Newmarket

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WATCH: Police investigate suspicious death in Newmarket – Jul 29, 2022

York Regional Police say they are investigating the “suspicious” death of a 22-year-old woman in Newmarket.

Emergency crews were called to a residence on Prospect Street, south of Gorham Street, at around 1:30 a.m. for reports of an injured person.

When officers arrived they found the victim outside of the home suffering from serious injuries.

Paramedics attended and she was taken to hospital where she later died, police said.

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Investigators said the death is being deemed suspicious and homicide detectives have taken over.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen something suspicious in the area to contact them.

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Investigators did not release the nature of the woman’s injuries.

Her cause of death has not yet been confirmed, pending an autopsy report.

“At this time we don’t have anyone in custody, and we are still trying to figure out what happened here today,” York Regional Police media relations officer Amy Boudreau told reporters.

York Regional Police at the scene of a home near Gorham and Prospect streets in Newmarket on July 29, 2022. James Davidson / Global News

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